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Writing Seminar and Workshop Resources

We hold several workshops throughout the year addressing various forms of academic writing. Both discipline-specific and more generic workshops are offered on essay, report and FYP writing. These workshops are advertised on our social media accounts and through email and are a great way to pick up tips on the writing style of your discipline. Use the table below to familiarise yourself with the processes, situations and strategies of academic writing. Use the table at the bottom of the page to explore our discipline specific workshops!

 

Workshops across disciplines:

 

Processes

Situations

Strategies

Academic Writing Workshop 2: Analysing the assignment and developing a plan

 

Academic Writing Workshop 3: Developing and organising your argument: effective thesis statements and arguments

 

Writing for Learning & Academic Assessment - Understanding the assignment. Planning and organising your writing assignments

 

Writing for learning & Academic Assessment - Structuring your writing assignment

 

Putting the Ease Back into Essay Writing (the handouts for this workshop can be found here and here.)

 

From Proposal to Submission: Progressing Your Masters Dissertation

  • Workshop video available here.

 

Writing for Learning & Academic Assessment - Revising and editing your assignments

 

Sentence Structure, Grammar and Mechanics

 

Paragraphs - why bother?

 

A Word About Word: Formatting and Proofing Basics (with Voice Over)

 

Citing and Referencing Sources

1. Reporting the Work of Others in Academic Papers. Why Bother? (with Notes)

1. Reporting the Work of Others in Academic Papers. Why Bother? (with Voice Over) (After opening the link, please click 'Present' on the top right to begin the voice over)

 

2. The Mechanics of Citing and Referencing (with Notes)

2. The Mechanics of Citing and Referencing (with Voice Over)

 

3. Introducing Quotes, Paraphrases and Summaries of Others’ Work  (with Notes)

3. Introducing Quotes, Paraphrases and Summaries of Others' Work (with Voice Over)

An Introduction To How The RWC Frames The Conversation On Writing (with notes)

An Introduction To How The RWC Frames The Conversation On Writing (with voice over)

 

Writing in Academic Contexts (with Notes)

Writing in Academic Contexts (with Voice Over)

 

Scholarly Writing at Third Level: Building Confidence to Develop as Critical Thinkers and Writers

 

Integrity and Responsibility in Academic Writing 

 

How To Get An A On Your Paper- Recording

 

'How to get an A on your paper' (with Notes)

 

Writing Your Literature Review

 

Scholarly Writing at postgraduate level

 

Genres/Text Types

Writing Your Lit Review (with Notes)

Writing Your Lit Review (Video Presentation)

Writing a Research Proposal for an FYP, Master’s Dissertation or PhD Thesis (with Notes)

Writing a Research Proposal for an FYP, Master’s Dissertation or PhD Thesis (Video Presentation)

 

Writing Reflectively for Academic Assessment (with Notes)

Writing Reflectively for Academic Assessment (with Voice Over)

 

Cross-Disciplinary FYP Workshops

 

FYP SOS Writing Workshop

 

FYP 101 Writing Workshop

 

Dissertation Workshop 2: Writing your dissertation

 

Structuring the PhD Thesis/Masters Dissertation and Writing the Literature Review

  • Workshop video available here

 

Academic Posters

Welcome 2017 

 

Academic Writing Workshop 1: Strategies to develop your writing

 

Peer tutor writing strategies

 

Kick Off Your Summer Writing

  • Workshop video available here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discipline specific workshops: