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First Year Workshops

These workshops are highly recommended to support your first year studies

Date

Time/Room

Topics

17th October

1000-1100 S1.69

Writing your first degree-level essay

Practical advice and support for writing your first degree-level essay

17th October

1200-1300 S1.39

Perfecting presentations

What makes a perfect presentation and how to gain top marks

17th October

1430-1630 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

18th October

10-11 H3.56

Writing your first degree-level essay

Practical advice and support for writing your first degree-level essay

24th October

1400-1600

Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

25th October

10-11 H3.56

Perfecting presentations

What makes a perfect presentation and how to gain top marks

31st October

10-12 Teaching Grid

12.30-2.30 Teaching Grid

3-5 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

1st November

1230-1430 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

6th November

1000-1200 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

7th November

1400-1600 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

14th November

1100-1300 Teaching Grid

Intercultural awareness workshop

Become a better historian by learning about concepts of culture and intercultural communication

15th November

10-11 H3.56

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

21st November

1000-1100 S1.69

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

21st November

1200-1300 S1.39

References and Bibliographies

Grappling with the complexities of referencing? Concerned about what constitutes plagiarism? This workshop offers support and advice.

22nd November

10-11 H3.56

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

28th November

1000-1100 S1.69

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

28th November

1200-1300 S1.39

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

29th November

10-11 H3.56

References and Bibliographies

Grappling with the complexities of referencing? Concerned about what constitutes plagiarism? This workshop offers support and advice.

6th December

10-11 H3.56

Aiming for a first! (improving academic writing)

What makes a first class essay? Learn how to maximise your marks!

9th January

1000-1100 S1.69

Getting the most out of group projects

Working in groups is sometimes challenging. This workshop provides advice and support for the MMW group project

9th January

1200-1300 S1.39

Getting the most out of group projects

Working in groups is sometimes challenging. This workshop provides advice and support for the MMW group project

10th January

10-11 H3.56

Getting the most out of group projects

Working in groups is sometimes challenging. This workshop provides advice and support for the MMW group project

16th January

1000-1100 S1.69

Using primary sources to get better marks

Understand different ways to interpret primary sources

16th January

1200-1300 S1.39

Using primary sources to get better marks

Understand different ways to interpret primary sources

17th January

10-11 H3.56

Using primary sources to get better marks

Understand different ways to interpret primary sources

23rd January

1000-1100 S1.69

Critical analysis of secondary sources to get better marks

What does 'critical analysis' mean in practice? Consider ways to evaluate secondary literature

23rd January

1200-1300 S1.39

Critical analysis of secondary sources to get better marks

What does 'critical analysis' mean in practice? Consider ways to evaluate secondary literature

24th January

10-11 H3.56

Critical analysis of secondary sources to get better marks

What does 'critical analysis' mean in practice? Consider ways to evaluate secondary literature

30th January

1000-1100 S1.69

Using online sources

Get advice on accessing and exploiting the vast range of online sources for historians

30th January

1200-1300 S1.39

Using online sources

Get advice on accessing and exploiting the vast range of online sources for historians

31st January

10-11 H3.56

Using online sources

Get advice on accessing and exploiting the vast range of online sources for historians

6th February

1000-1100 S1.69

Aiming for a first! (capitalising on feedback)

So you've received feedback on your assignments - how to you use this to improve?

6th February

1200-1300 S1.39

Aiming for a first! (capitalising on feedback)

So you've received feedback on your assignments - how to you use this to improve?

7th February

10-11 H3.56

Aiming for a first! (capitalising on feedback)

So you've received feedback on your assignments - how to you use this to improve?

20th February

1000-1100 S1.69

Aiming for a first! (historiography and theory)

How best to integrate historiographical debates and theoretical perspectives into your writing

20th February

1200-1300 S1.39

Aiming for a first! (historiography and theory)

How best to integrate historiographical debates and theoretical perspectives into your writing

21st February

10-11 H3.56

Aiming for a first! (historiography and theory)

How best to integrate historiographical debates and theoretical perspectives into your writing

27th February

1000-1100 S1.69

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

27th February

1200-1300 S1.39

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

28th February

10-11 H3.56

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

5th March

1000-1100 S1.69

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

5th March

1200-1300 S1.39

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

6th March

10-11 H3.56

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

12th March

1000-1100 S1.69

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

12th March

1200-1300 S1.39

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

13th March

10-11 H3.56

Writing longer essays

What makes an effective 'long essay' and how is it different from shorter assignments?

23rd April

1000-1100 S1.69

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

23rd April

1200-1300 S1.39

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

24th April

10-11 H3.56

Representing history project

Advice on tackling the MMW representing history project

30th April

1000-1100 S1.69

Revision support

Advice and support on revising for your first degree level exams

30th April

1200-1300 S1.39

Revision support

Advice and support on revising for your first degree level exams

1st May

10-11 H3.56

Revision support

Advice and support on revising for your first degree level exams