Honours Program

13- 15 March 2018

Register online Monday 5 March 2018

  • Writing the Honours Proposal (2 hours)
    Tue 13 March 10am-12noon
    Room 722 Education Building A35
    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)
    Tue 13 March 1-3pm
    Room 722 Education Building A35
    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)
    Wed 14 March 10am-12noon
    Room 722 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)
    Wed 14 March 1-3pm
    Room 722 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)
    Thur 15 March 10am-12noon
    Room 722 Education Building A35
    Target group: Honours students in the writing process. Bring (if possible): 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)
    Thur 15 March 1-3pm
    Room 722 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.