ASKS Workshop Series

WORKSHOPS spring 2020

Academic Skills Services provides free and confidential learning support, in English, for all students at LUSEM. As a part of this learning support, we offer our students a series of worskhops, for the whole academic year. Sign-up will be available soon.

Workshop 1: Prewriting Techniques

Wednesday 26th February, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
In this workshop, we will explore the concept of prewriting and what it entails, including the best places to write and the best ways to generate ideas.


Workshop 2: Structuring a Text

Thursday 5th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Learn how to arrange your ideas when writing an assignment, how to create an effective introduction and conclusion, and how to ensure coherence throughout your text.


Workshop 3: Creating a Paragraph

Wednesday 11th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Learn how and when to use paragraphs, what makes a good topic sentence and how to use different cohesive devices to ensure your text flows smoothly without becoming repetitive.


Workshop 4: Critical Writing - Finding your voice

Wednesday 18th March, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
Learn how to write critically, analyzing the sources you are using in order to create a well-argued text.


Workshop 5: Referencing Clinic

Wedesnday 1st April, 14.15-16.00, EC1:138 
This clinic provides an opportunity to resolve your referencing problems.


Academic Skills Services

Julienne Stewart-Sandgren
Director of Learning and Teaching
Room EC1: 316

Garo Harwood
Educational Developer
Room EC1: 317

Please note

  • Some of the workshops have been doubled to accommodate the numbers of students applying; they are NOT two-part workshops.
  • If the workshops are full, please contact us to ensure that you are on the waiting list.
  • If you are unable to attend, please notify us, as soon as possible, to allow others to participate.

To arrange workshops for specific needs and groups, please contact Academic Skills Services.

Last published: 2020-01-14