ASKS Workshop Series
Academic Skills Services provides free and confidential learning support, in English, for all students at LUSEM. As a part of this learning support, we offer our students a series of worskhops each semester. Sign-up for all the workshops this semester by clicking here, and a Zoom link will be posted below at least 3 days beforehand.
Workshop 1: Prewriting Techniques
a) Monday 25th January, 14.00-15.30
b) Wednesday 3rd February, 16.00-17.30 (repeat) Zoom link
In this workshop, we will explore the concept of prewriting and what it entails, including how to generate ideas, formulate a research question and organise your content.
Workshop 2: Critical Writing
Learn how to write critically, analysing the sources you are using in order to create a well-argued text.
Workshop 3: Writing Paragraphs
Learn how and when to use paragraphs, what makes a good topic sentence and how to use different cohesive devices to ensure your text flows smoothly without becoming repetitive.
Workshop 4: Structuring a Text
Learn how to arrange your ideas when writing an assignment, how to create an effective introduction and conclusion, and how to ensure coherence throughout your text.
Workshop 5: Finding the Thread
Bring along a piece of your writing (preferably a literature review) and learn how to judge if you have a logically-ordered text that flows well.
Workshop 6: Referencing Clinic
This workshop provides an opportunity to resolve your referencing problems.