Skills Centre ACE sessions
Virtual Saturday Morning Webinars
Every Saturday Morning through Google Meet, the Skills Centre will be holding webinars on an assortment of academic skills that you can utilize in your academic journey. The sessions are focused on many common writing issues. You can explore the basics of “How to Write an Essay” and learn about the structure of written assignment. Additional sessions will teach you how to build an argument and weave that elusive golden thread through your essay, and more. The list of sessions that will be going ahead are below:
Feel free to book into the sesison through our group session booking page. You can also enter directly through the Google Meet links hyperlinked for each of the sessions in the elow timetable.
Date & Time
Digital Skills Session
|Sat, Sept 25th: 10am - 11am||Introductory Session||Netiquette - Online Communication Skills|
|Sat, Oct 2nd: 10am - 11am||Time Management||Canvas Basics|
|Sat, Oct 9th: 10am - 11am||Note taking for Lectures & Active Listening||Google Drive & One Drive|
|Sat, Oct 16th: 10am - 11am||Critical Thinking||File Management & Saving Resources|
|Sat, Oct 23th: 10am - 11am||How to write an Essay||Working with Word (Beginners)|
|Sat, Oct 30th: 10am - 11am||How to Build an Academic Argument||Working with Word (intermediate)|
|Sat, Nov 6th: 10am - 11am||Academic Integrity||Powerpoint (Beginners)|
|Sat, Nov 13th: 10am - 11am||Reflective Writing||Powerpoint (intermediate)|
|Sat, Nov 20th: 10am - 11am||Powerful Paragraphs||Mind mapping|
|Sat, Nov 27th: 10am - 11am||Understanding Feedback||Canva Workshop|
|Sat, Dec 4th: 10am - 11am||Paraphrasing in your Academic Writing|
|Sat, Dec 11th: 10am - 11am||Editing & Proofreading||Internet Safety|
Virtual One-to-one appointments
Do you want feedback on your assignment before you submit? Are you unsure about the structure of your essay? Are you confused about how to approach a difficult topic? If any of these issues seem familiar and you are looking for some advice, then please book a Skills Centre Writing Clinic. The Writing Clinics are one-to-one, thirty-minute appointments, where your tutor will go through your piece of work and address the key areas of concern. This personalised, detailed feedback will help you gain control of your writing and give you the tools to tackle future assignments with confidence.
Alternatively, may find that studying effectively can be difficult. Study can be something that is elusive and difficult to articulate. Try ask yourself: what is it that you do well? What is blocking you from achieving? You may even be confused about where to start! If this sounds like you then why not book a session with one of our academic study coaches today. Your tutor will help you to identify ways to address your concerns and improve your academic performance.
Virtual Coffee Morning
Do you want to catchup with your peers? Are you interested in understanding how your fellow classmates have engaged with the Academic year? Then join us for our ACE students coffee morning!
The Saturday Morning Virtual Coffee Session, taking place at 11am to 11.30am through Google Meet - is a chance for you to catch up with your peers simply for a chat. You can access this space open to all ACE students through the Google Meet link below.