ASKS Workshop Series

WORKSHOPS AUTUMN 2019

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. 

Workshop 1a: Time Management - Not enough hours in the day?

Tuesday 1st October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
We all have 168 hours in each week, but some people use this time more efficiently than others. Being a full-time student requires as much time as a full-time job. How can you possibly fit all of this into your waking hours?

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Workshop 1b: Time Management - Not enough hours in the day?

Friday 4th October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
We all have 168 hours in each week, but some people use this time more efficiently than others. Being a full-time student requires as much time as a full-time job. How can you possibly fit all of this into your waking hours?

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Workshop 2a: Reading Skills - Are you an efficient reader?

Wednesday 9th October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Are you an efficient reader or do you try to read every word of every article and book given to you for your course? Come and learn some new techniques to help you extract key information from multiple texts efficiently.

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Workshop 2b: Reading Skills - Are you an efficient reader?

Thursday 10th October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Are you an efficient reader or do you try to read every word of every article and book given to you for your course? Come and learn some new techniques to help you extract key information from multiple texts efficiently.

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Workshop 3a: Sharpen your Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarising Skills

Tuesday 15th October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Using evidence to support your own ideas is a vital academic skill in academic writing. It demonstrates mastery of incorporating sources into your own work and enables you to maintain a strong and conistent writing voice, which reduces the risks of plagiarism or misrepresentation. This workshop will help you to develop these essential skills.

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Workshop 3b: Sharpen your Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarising Skills

Wednesday 30th October, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Using evidence to support your own ideas is a vital academic skill in academic writing. It demonstrates mastery of incorporating sources into your own work and enables you to maintain a strong and conistent writing voice, which reduces the risks of plagiarism or misrepresentation. This workshop will help you to develop these essential skills.

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Workshop 4: Academic Vocabulary – Is it affective or effective?

Tuesday 5th November, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Do you know what the term 'academic vocabulary' means? Do you understand the concept of register and how it affects the language you use to convey your knowledge and ideas? Come to the worskhop to find out more.

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Workshop 5: Workshop on Critical Thinking – Be active in your reading!

Tuesday 19th November, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 

Reading at university should not be a passive process of simply accumulating information. Come to the Critical Thinking workshop and find out how to become an active reader by learning how to critically evaluate academic texts.

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Workshop 6: Get started with EndNote

Tuesday 3rd December, 14.15-16.00, EC1: 131

The workshop will focus on EndNote, which is available for students and staff at Lund university through a campus license. Conducted by the LUSEM library. 

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Workshop 7: Get started with Zotero

Wednesday 4th December, 14.15-16.00, EC1:137

The workshop will focus on Zotero, which is a free reference management software. Conducted by the LUSEM library.

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Academic Skills Services

Julienne Stewart-Sandgren
Director of Learning and Teaching
julienne.stewart-sandgren@ehl.lu.se
Room EC1: 316

Garo Harwood
Educational Developer
garo.harwood@ehl.lu.se
Room EC1: 317

Please note

  • Some of the workshops have been doubled to accommodate the numbers of students applying; they are NOT two-part workshops.
  • If the workshops are full, please contact us to ensure that you are on the waiting list.
  • If you are unable to attend, please notify us, as soon as possible, to allow others to participate.

To arrange workshops for specific needs and groups, please contact Academic Skills Services.

Last published: 2019-09-05