Details for Term 3 Sessions

This is the blog posting I’ve just posted on the Tertiary Prep website. I will be reflecting on the process of these six weeks on my own blog, while reflecting on each session with the students (hopefully!) on the Tertiary Prep blog. Feel free to follow along!

Hargest Prep

Tertiary Prep starts next week (from 23rd July)!  I’m very excited to be getting these sessions underway for 2012.

Due to numbers, Tertiary Prep sessions will be running for six weeks, with the same tutorial topic running for the three session options offered each week.

They are being held in the Library Classroom during Period 2 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Week 1:   Information – What’s it all about?

Week 2:   Researching – advanced use of Google and Databases

Week 3:   Effective note-taking and study techniques

Week 4:   Citation, bibliographies and reference lists

Week 5:   How to get the best out of your academic library

Week 6:   Wrap up and Road Trip!

These tutorials will be interactive and driven by you, so come prepared to share, discuss, note and above all …. learn something new!

I will be updating the website each week with…

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LILAC 2012 Tertiary Prep Presentation

Presenting at the LILAC Conference in Glasgow last month was a definite highlight in my career.  The whole conference was amazing and I intend to blog about the things I heard and saw as well as the people I met and spoke to and connected with in the next couple of postings.

 In the meantime, for those of you interested in my Tertiary Prep work, I have now uploaded my presentation to Slideshare

It really is just the bare basics and I’m more than happy to expand on anything you might want more information about.  Just make contact.