Honours Program

16 -18 March 2016

Register online Monday 7 March 2016



Writing the Honours Proposal (2 hours)
Wed 16 March 9-11am (Course No. 4837)
Room 461 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)
Wed 16 March 12noon-2pm (Course No. 4838)
Room 633 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)
Thur 17 March 1-3pm (Course No. 4839)
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 17 March 3-5pm (Course No. 4840)
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 18 March 9-11am (Course No. 4841)
Room 461 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 18 March 12noon-2pm (Course No. 4842)
Room 521 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.