Skills e-Learning

Skills e-Learning

Our skills e-Learning covers all the essential study, research and personal effectiveness skills you need to succeed in your studies.

You may also like to attend some of our Skills workshops.

Skills Workshops

  • Skills workshops
    • Finding and reading journal articles [online]

      Starts: 19 May 2022, 1:00 pm
      Finishes: 19 May 2022, 2:30 pm
      Remaining places: 35
      In this workshop we will explore what journal articles are and why they are useful. We will learn how to find them, discuss how to read them and examine the parts that make an article up. This workshop includes advice on targeting your reading and using journal articles in your academic work.
    • Writing Cafe [Online]

      Starts: 20 May 2022, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 20 May 2022, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 49
      The Writing Café is primarily a self-guided study space for students to work on assignments. It is based on the premise that good writing takes practice and reflection. This workshop will be delivered online.
    • Constructing an Argument 2. The Modes of Persuasion [Online]

      Starts: 25 May 2022, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 25 May 2022, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 28
      This session will explore the elements that make up an academic argument. Session 2 explores ethos, pathos, logos and utopias/dystopias as methods used to persuade an audience. Being aware of these tools can hep develop your critical reading and writing.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 26 May 2022, 4:00 pm
      Finishes: 26 May 2022, 5:00 pm
      Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
      Remaining places: 6
      This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. When booking you MUST have registered on the MOS programme AND scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 3 May.
    • Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis

      Starts: 31 May 2022, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 31 May 2022, 1:00 pm
      Venue: Frederick Road Campus, Allerton, C811
      Remaining places: 9
      Ready to start writing up? Learn about heading styles & captions to create automatic Table of Contents, Table of Figures, etc. Apply different page number formats & change page orientation via Section breaks. This workshop requires a basic knowledge of Word. This workshop is on campus.
    • A short introduction to critical and analytical skills [online]

      Starts: 6 Jun 2022, 1:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Jun 2022, 2:30 pm
      Remaining places: 40
      This session is aimed at undergraduate and master's level students who wish to improve their critical thinking, reading and writing skills. This workshop will be delivered online.