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Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English: Writing Skills (School of Technology)

Mon 9 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, ... Thu 19 Jul 2012

Description

This is a two week course focusing on your OWN DRAFTS for theses, dissertations, first-year projects or research papers. Please note that you will be required to attend 5 WHOLE CLASS two-hour sessions in Week 1 and one WHOLE CLASS two-hour session in week 2 (Thursday afternoon). In addition to this you will be required to attend TWO INDIVIDUAL SUPERVISIONS times to be arranged with the teacher (1 x 30 minutes in Week 1 plus 1 x 1 hour in Week 2).

WEEK 2 TIMETABLE - Individual supervisions will last for one hour per person between the following times (to be organised with Sheila Dodds smd48);

  • Monday 16 July 1400-1800
  • Tuesday 17 July 1400-1800
  • Wednesday 18 July 1400-1800
  • Friday 20 July 11.30-13.30
Target audience

1st Year PhD students in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering and biotechnology
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership
  • Judge Business School
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants should be a 1st year PhD student although students at a later stage in their Doctoral studies are also welcome
Sessions

Number of sessions: 6

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 9 Jul 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
2 Tue 10 Jul 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
3 Wed 11 Jul 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
4 Thu 12 Jul 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
5 Fri 13 Jul 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
6 Thu 19 Jul 2012   11:30 - 13:30 11:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Planning Stage - Structure and Content - Language and Style
  • Literature review
  • Discussions and Conclusions
  • Preparing successful poster presentations
  • Writing abstracts
Aims

To assist first year PhD students working on draft dissertations or theses

Format

Six sessions of two hours

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Six sessions of two hours plus 1.5 hour in total of indvidual supervisions

Frequency

Yearly


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