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Academic Writing Overview

This workshop recording introduces the principles of good academic writing including conciseness, precision, structure, objectivity and critical writing. It provides ideas and techniques that you can…

From  Oliver Johnson on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 80 plays 0  

Welcome and Introduction to 301 Academic Skills Centre - from the 301 team

This short introduction to 301 Academic Skills Centre provides an overview of the service and suggests some useful resources to help you to get started with your academic skills development.

From  Oliver Johnson on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Welcome and Introduction to 301 Academic Skills Centre

A short overview of the services offered by 301 Academic Skills Centre to help you to get the most out of your studies over the coming months. Including an overview of: Study Skills Programme Maths…

From  Oliver Johnson on August 12th, 2020 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Level Up Your Skills - Intro

Introductory video for the new 301 Level Up Your Skills resources

From  Amy Mollekin on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 407 plays 0  

What to Expect from Your Course - Workshop Recording

This session will help you to get an idea of what your course will be like at the University of Sheffield. The session is split into sections, which you can access independently, or work through as a…

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 2 likes 229 plays 0  

What to Expect From Your Course Part 4 - Where Should I Go?

Part 4 of this session will provide an overview of the most relevant services to help with matters relating to your academic study and time at the University of Sheffield.

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 1 likes 75 plays 1  

What to Expect from Your Course - Introduction

This introduction provides an overview of this session on What To Expect on Your Course at the University of Sheffield.

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 0 likes 37 plays 0  

What to Expect from Your Course Part 1 - How Will I Learn?

Part 1 of this session will focus on the types of learning on your course and a quick overview of how you will be graded for your assessed work.

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 0 likes 154 plays 0  

What to Expect from Your Course Part 2 - Getting to Know Your Tutors

Part 2 of this session will focus on your tutors and other teaching staff and how to make sure that you can make the most of your relationship with staff in your department.

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 0 likes 80 plays 0  

What To Expect from My Course Part 3 - Plagiarism

Part 3 of this session will explore the issues of plagiarism and how to avoid it including an explanation of Turnitin and how you will use it to submit your work and receive feedback.

From  Oliver Johnson on July 22nd, 2020 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Exam Technique: Short Answer and MCQ

Short Answer and Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exams are often used to test knowledge and understanding in topics requiring a substantial knowledge base. Getting the most out of yourself in a short…

From  Benjamin Lorimer on June 17th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

301 Study Skills Advice for New Students

This short video provides a compilation of tips and advice from Study Skills Advisers and Tutors at 301 Academic Skills Centre for new starters at the University of Sheffield.

From  Oliver Johnson on May 22nd, 2020 0 likes 213 plays 0  

Reflecting on Your Academic Progress

Throughout your time at university, you will be asked to think and write reflectively. Sometimes what we’ve learned from an activity or piece of work isn’t always obvious, which is why we…

From  Oliver Johnson on April 29th, 2020 1 likes 89 plays 0  

Planning and Delivering Presentations

Planning and Delivering Presentations

From  Benjamin Lorimer on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Putting Your Feedback Into Practice in Academia and Beyond

A digital workshop, suitable for students working remotely, on the theme of understanding and getting the most out of feedback. Special focus on using feedback as a transferable skill.

From  Thomas Robshaw on April 16th, 2020 1 likes 75 plays 0  

Online remote assessment - Essay-Based Exams

A video workshop on the subject of dealing with online timed assessments, focussing on essay-style questions

From  Thomas Robshaw on April 16th, 2020 0 likes 34 plays 0