ASKS Workshop Series
WORKSHOPS spring 2020
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, for the whole academic year. Sign up for all workshops below.
NOTICE: For the time being, consultations, workshops and drop-in sessions are being conducted digitally. If you need academic assistance, please contact ASKS via the links below.
Canvas: Click here to enrol in ASKS on Canvas to access resources and make a booking.
Workshop 1: Get started with Zotero
Thursday 13th February, 13.15-15.00, EC1:138
With a reference management tool like Zotero you can easily create and organize your references, insert citations in your text and create bibliographies or reference lists. This workshop will focus on Zotero, which is a free reference management software. We will cover the basics in Zotero, such as how to create and import references, how to use Zotero together with Word and Google docs, and how to create in-text citations and reference lists using different output styles, including LUSEM’s Harvard Referencing Style.
Please note! Bring your own computer to the workshop. Make sure you have downloaded Zotero to your computer before the workshop.
Workshop 2: Prewriting Techniques
Wednesday 26th February, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138
In this workshop, we will explore the concept of prewriting and what it entails, including the best places to write and the best ways to generate ideas.
Workshop 3: Structuring a Text
Thursday 5th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138
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 4: Creating a Paragraph
Wednesday 11th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138
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 5: Critical Writing - Finding your voice
Wednesday 18th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138
Learn how to write critically, analyzing the sources you are using in order to create a well-argued text.
Workshop 6: Referencing Clinic
NOTICE: For the time being, workshops will be conducted digitally. If you would like to sign up, please contact ASKS via Skype: ASKS GH