Study Skills Sessions
Starting any new course of study with the University of Edinburgh may involve using our systems for learning, communication and support.
Our study skills sessions are designed to make this process a little less daunting. Students studying on credit courses are encouraged to attend any of the following sessions:
|Mon 16 Apr 2018 at 17.15 OR Wed 18 Apr 2018 at 12.15 | Paterson's Land|
|A welcome session for new and returning credit students on the Short Courses programme at the Centre for Open learning. This session will cover matriculation, orientation, studying for credit, using essential online tools ('MyEd', 'Office 365' and 'Learn') and where to find further help and support.|
Mon 23 Apr 2018 at 12:15 OR Tues 24 Apr 2018 at 17.15 | Paterson's Land
|A guide to using essential digital tools for students taking Art and Design credit courses with the Centre for Open Learning. This session will cover: using Learn, using PebblePad, keeping a blog style journal and where to find further help and support.|
|Tue 1 May 2018 at 17.15 OR Wed 2 May 2018 at 12.15 | Paterson's Land|
A guided overview of how to access and use the library and its services for all matriculated students on Short Courses at the Centre for Open Learning. Students should meet at the Main Library reception 5 mins prior to the session start time. Both sessions will be held at the Main University Library on George Square.
|Wed 8 May 2018 at 12.15 OR 17.15 | Paterson's Land|
A guide to planning, researching, constructing and writing an essay for credit students taking short courses at the Centre for Open Learning. Many credit courses are assessed via the submitting of an academic essay in response to a set question. This session will give an overview of this and support you with planning, structuring and writing your essays.
|Mon 14 May 2018 at 12.15 OR Tue 15 May 2018 at 17.15 | Paterson's Land|
|An overview of best practices for keeping a sketchbook and preparing an assessment portfolio for Art and Design.|
|Tue 22 May 2018 at 17:30 OR Wed 23 May 2018 at 12:15 | Paterson's Land|
|A catch-all session for students enrolled on the Short Courses programme with the Centre for Open Learning who require further support accessing and using any of the University systems.|
|Thu 7 Jun 2018 at 12:15 OR 17.15 | Paterson's Land|
|An overview of how to reference, avoid plagiarism, check and proof, present and submit your essay for assessment.|