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Teaching Study and Information Skills 2014

Uni BhamThursday 26th June
9.30am – 4.30pm, (with an optional 30 minute tour of the Main Library at 4.30pm)

  • Exasperated that your students rely on Wikipedia for their essay research?
  • Frustrated that students copy and paste information from the web into their essays?Would you like students to find good quality material from Google?
  • Would you like your students to be able to reference correctly?
  • Would you like to equip your students with some essential research and study skills?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions then why not come along to the Teaching Study and Information Skills event on the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham.

This free event run by Subject Advisors and Learning Advisors from Library Services will teach you to teach these valuable skills to your students.  At the end of this event you will be able to:

  • Help students to understand that a University library will be different from a school/college library
  • Enable students to search the web effectively and critically evaluate the information that they have found
  • Help students to understand the different types of plagiarism and thus enabling them to avoid
  • Appreciate the need to reference and show students how to do this using a consistent and recognised style
  • Provide students with guidance on how to manage their time
  • Help students with structuring an essay and note taking
  • Facilitate your students to visit the libraries at the University of Birmingham

This session is aimed at school/college staff who support year 12 and 13 students. These may be teaching staff, support staff and/or librarians.  For more information or to book a place, please contact: Lisa Anderson on l.anderson[at]bham.ac.uk . Please include in your request: Name, Job title, Institution, Email address.

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