Learning Centre Workshops

Essay Writing Workshops

Did you miss the ESSAY WRITING workshops in semester one 2018?
By popular demand we are repeating this four part workshop for students.

Mon 23, Tue 24, Wed 25 and Thur 26 July 10am-1pm
(12 hours)
Room 618 Education Bldg A35
Course No. 5865

Mon 23, Tue 24, Wed 25 and Thur 26 July 2-5pm
(12 hours)
Room 618 Education Bldg A35
Course No. 5866

Introduction to essay writing for social science and humanities students, with a focus on the basic principles of writing persuasive analytical essays. Topics include: how to be analytical, how to use evidence, how to develop an essay.structure and how to develop an argument.

Postgraduate Research Program June/July 2018

May/June Program 2018

Proof reading and editing your own work - May/June 2018

  • Proof reading workshop timetable (PDF)
  • Enrol online
  • Target: all students. Bring: draft of current writing. Focuses on strategies for proof reading and editing at both paragraph and sentence level. Students will identify and correct errors in their own writing. Places are limited to 10 students per session. Students can enrol in a maximum of 3 sessions.
  • Please note: These sessions will be held at the Camperdown Campus.

Academic Honesty Workshop Program 2018

Cumberland Campus (Health Science) Workshop Program 2018

Camden, Narrabri and Westmead Hospital - Adobe Connect (for remote students only)

Introductions, Conclusions and Abstracts (6 hours)
Mon 30 April and Tue 1 May 12-3pm
Target group: Masters by research, doctoral students (in the final stages of writing up). Bring: draft introduction, conclusion (and abstract, if possible). Provides an in-depth study of these sections of a thesis, and includes an overview of staging and the analysis of examples.

  • Enrol online
  • Please note: This workshop will be delivered by Adobe Connect for remote students located at Camden, Narrabri and Westmead Hospital.

Is your grammar letting you down?

An online version of "Foundations of Grammar" is avaialble. Email Peter O'Carroll to enrol in this online workshop.

Did you miss anything at Orientation?

  • Log in to the LMS and access the ‘What did you miss at Orientation’ eCommunity. Here you can view lectures from orientation that are still relevant for first semester, including Strategies for Effective Academic Reading, Critical Thinking Skills, Writing Reports in Science and Engineering, and Breaking Bad Grammar Habits.