Academic Study Help Desk: Spring Semester Academic Study Help Desk: Spring Semester

Academic Study Helpdesk

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1– 2pm

Where: Students’ Union Room 6

The Academic Study Helpdesk is open to all students registered on UEA courses. It will give you the chance to develop different aspects of academic study such as: time management, critical thinking, delivering presentations and revision techniques.

There is no need to book, please just come along on the day.

Ask our friendly tutors questions. Share ideas, review resources.

We offer help with:

- learning & managing your time effectively

- becoming a more confident writer

- thinking critically

- preparing & delivering presentations.

Timetable of Spring workshops Timetable of Spring workshops

The timetable for spring 2020 is as follows:

Topics

Date

Location

Getting organised

Tues 21 January

SU room 6

Getting organised

Thurs 23 January

SU room 6

Reading and notetaking

Tues 28 January

SU room 6

Reading and notetaking

Thurs 30 January

SU room 6

Using feedback

Tues 4 February

SU room 6

Using feedback

Thurs 6 February

SU room 6

Critical Thinking

Tues 11 February

SU room 6

Critical Thinking

Thurs 13 February

SU room 6

Improving writing: planning

Tues 18 February

SU room 6

Improving writing: planning

Thurs 20 February

SU room 6

Improving writing: drafting

Tues 25 February

SU room 6

Improving writing: drafting

Thurs 27 February

SU room 6

Improving writing: editing

Tues 3 March

SU room 6

Improving writing: editing

Thurs 5 March

SU room 6

Presenting with confidence

Tues 10 March

SU room 6

Presenting with confidence

Thurs 12 March

SU room 6

 

Below you will find materials from the spring 2018 series of workshops.

 

Managing your time

Workshop slides [829 KB]

Reading academic texts

Workshop slides [951 KB]

Making useful notes

Understanding assignment questions

Workshop slides from 2017 [780 KB]

Model to generate critical thinking [187 KB]

Instruction words from 2014 [297 KB]

Structuring paragraphs

Workshop slides from 2018 [703 KB]

Writing conclusions

Workshop slides [394KB]

Writing introductions

Writing Introductions [765KB]

Critical thinking

Workshop slides [241KB]

Model to generate critical thinking [187KB]

Planning your presentation

Workshop slides from 2014 [230KB]

Planning a presentation from 2014 [60.7KB]

Delivering your presentation

Workshop slides from 2016 [445KB]

Paraphrasing

Workshop slides from 2016 [514KB]

Referencing your work

Workshop slides from 2014 [1.5MB]

'Referencing your work' study guide

Reporting verbs from 2014 [359KB]

Reflective writing 

Workshop slides [444KB]