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Introduction Revised

  1. 1. Introduction to Sharpen Up Your Skills
  2. 2. Learning Objectives <ul><li>By the end of this session you will: </li></ul><ul><li>Know what Sharpen Up Your Skills is </li></ul><ul><li>Know about the Sharpen Up Your Skills Website </li></ul><ul><li>Know what areas support is available in via the website </li></ul><ul><li>Know how to book for any sessions that are advertised on the website </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is “Sharpen Up Your Skills”? <ul><li>Sharpen Up Your Skills is: </li></ul><ul><li>A range of Workshop Sessions delivered by trained staff in areas related to University Life. </li></ul><ul><li>A Website containing information on similar topics to support both these Workshop Sessions and Self-Lead Learning </li></ul>
  4. 4. Meet The Team <ul><li>Richard Viner </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Coles </li></ul><ul><li>Yaw Oppong-Frempong </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Conroy </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Website <ul><li>http://www.wlv.ac.uk/skills </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sections <ul><li>Academic Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and Essay Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Exam Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Study Support for All – Postgraduate, Mature and Part-Time </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing your Study – Professional Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Development Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Life Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Making Choices for your Future </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sub-sections (Academic Skills Example) <ul><li>Academic Misconduct </li></ul><ul><li>Record & Reference academic information </li></ul><ul><li>Find academic information </li></ul><ul><li>Use academic information </li></ul><ul><li>Going wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Using IT </li></ul><ul><li>Improving your IT skills </li></ul>
  8. 8. Delivered Sessions <ul><li>Delivered by specialist staff or Student Trainers </li></ul><ul><li>Assertiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Research </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Revision Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Essays </li></ul>
  9. 9. Timetable of Events
  10. 10. Booking Workshops <ul><li>For most workshops, they should be booked via the HUB at City Campus </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>01902 322021 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Useful Addresses <ul><li>Sharpen Up Your Skills </li></ul><ul><li>www.wlv.ac.uk/skills </li></ul><ul><li>Pebble Pad </li></ul><ul><li>www.wlv.ac.uk/pebblepad </li></ul>
  12. 12. Summary <ul><li>Know what Sharpen Up Your Skills is </li></ul><ul><li>Know about the Sharpen Up Your Skills Website </li></ul><ul><li>Know what areas support is available in via the website </li></ul><ul><li>Know how to book for any sessions that are advertised on the website </li></ul>
  13. 13. Any Questions <ul><li>http://www.wlv.ac.uk/skills </li></ul>

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