Honours Program

18 - 20 March 2015

Register online Monday 9 March 2015.



Writing the Honours Proposal (2 hours)
Wed 18 March 9-11am (Course No. 4565)
Room 332 Old Teachers’ College A22
Target group: Honours students writing/about to write their proposal.
Bring: draft of sections of proposal. Provides models and guidelines for writing a thesis proposal.

Managing the Honours Year (2 hours)
Wed 18 March 12noon-2pm (Course No. 4566)
Room 331 Old Teachers’ College A22
Target group: Honours students in the first semester of their honours year. Bring: time lines. Examines strategies for setting goals, prioritising tasks and constructing a flexible time plan for the honours year.

Overview of an Honours Thesis (2 hours)
Thur 19 March 1-3pm (Course No. 4567)
Room 461 Education Building A35
Target group: Honours students in the first semester of their honours year. Bring: content page/thesis outline. Provides a generalised description of the typical structure and purpose of each section of
the thesis.

Procrastination and Managing Time (2 hours)
Thur 19 March 3-5pm (Course No. 4568)
Room 461 Education Building A35
Target group: Honours students. Examines current (mis)use of time and practises setting goals, prioritising tasks and planning at semester, weekly and daily levels. Presents strategies on enhancing concentration and dealing with procrastination.

Developing the Thesis Argument (2 hours)
Fri 20 March 9-11am (Course No. 4569)
Room 514 Education Building A35
Target group: Honours students in the writing process. Bring (if posssible): draft of sections of the middle part of the thesis. Exemplifies how to develop the argument in the middle sections of the thesis by evaluating literature and discussing results.

Writing Introductions,
Conclusions and Abstracts (2 hours)
Fri 20 March 12noon-2pm (Course No. 4570)
Room 514 Education Building A35
Target group: Honours students in the writing process. Bring (if possible): draft introduction, conclusion and abstract. Provides an overview of the structure and language of these sections of a thesis.