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Paraphrasing and Using Academic Sources

A 301 digital workshop video on the various techniques for referring to literature sources in your academic writing, to inform your arguments.

From  Thomas Robshaw on March 27th, 2020 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Critical Thinking and Writing

Critical Thinking and Writing

From  Benjamin Lorimer on March 26th, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Academic Writing - Self-diagnostic Session

A 301 video workshop on the theme of diagnosing your academic writing, accentuating strengths and addressing weaknesses.

From  Thomas Robshaw on March 25th, 2020 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Dissertation Writing Strategies and Techniques

A session on defining a thesis statment, developing a work plan for your dissertation, and working with your supervisor.

From  Isabel Windeatt on March 24th, 2020 0 likes 98 plays 0  

Techniques for Proofreading

Proofreading your own work can be difficult as you are often pressed for time and might find it difficult to read your own writing objectively. This video will help you to make the most of your…

From  Oliver Johnson on March 23rd, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

301 Lecture Session: Dissertation Writing Essentials

This lecture session looks at the initial stages of preparing for a large-scale dissertation project. It will focus on some established ways to develop a topic and plan that will allow you to produce…

From  Oliver Johnson on March 20th, 2020 0 likes 147 plays 0  

301 Study Skills Lecture: Writing a Literature Review

This lecture session looks at the role and purpose of a literature review and identify strategies that you can use to write a literature review as part of an extended essay, dissertation or thesis.…

From  Oliver Johnson on March 19th, 2020 0 likes 235 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 10 - Make a mess and reward yourself

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this podcast I want to discuss how you can be strategic with your writing and…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 7 - How to beat writer’s block

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you deal with the problem of digital distraction and information overload. In this podcast I want to talk about that most common of problems…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 6 - Beat digital distraction by leaving your desk

Welcome to episode six of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The University…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 5 - How to eat a frog

Welcome to episode five of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 3 - An organic approach to dealing with information overload and digital distraction

Welcome to episode three of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 1 - Introduction and get better at taking notes

In this very short series of podcasts I’m going to hopefully give you a few tips on how to deal with that modern day problem of digital distraction and help you write a bit more. In the…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to Write More podcast

n this short podcast I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. Anyone working in research will know that writing is core to what you do and at some points…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 20th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Writing an Introduction

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Nearly all introductions perform three functions:Hook readers and convince them to take the time to read the essay Giving background…

From  Jessica Keen on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Writing a Conclusion

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Conclusions should fulfil three main roles: It signals the end of the essay - begin your conclusion with a transition signal, for example…

From  Jessica Keen on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0