Spotlight On: Online Workshops and Webinars for Study and Revision Skills
With semester two upon us, why not brush up on your study and revision skills by attending some useful online workshops or watching useful webinars?
There are a variety of workshops and webinars available online, either live or pre-recorded. They are a useful resource to help you develop existing skills and improve your learning and academic work. Below we will explore a few examples including the details on how you can attend these events.
The Skills@Library team offers a range of online workshops for all taught students on a range of key topics such as critical thinking, academic language, writing literature reviews, and preparing for exams.
- More information can be found on the Library website
- Alternatively, join their mailing list. This will keep you up to date with the release of new events and dates for workshops.
University of Leeds: University Hosted Workshops and Webinars
There is an abundance of recorded University-run webinars and workshops available to view on YouTube. Attached is a selection to get you started, hopefully providing you with some inspiration!
- Software for managing systematic review search results (University of Leeds School of Medicine) This recording is a step-by-step guide for using software to manage references and screen abstracts.
- Literature searching for research projects (Leeds University Library). This recorded workshop includes techniques for more effective literature searching, demonstrating how to use these in search databases.
- Reading for University (Birbeck, University of London). This workshop covers the identification of personal reading goals. This includes; selecting what to read, reading more efficiently, critical reading and making effective notes.
- Revising for Understanding (Writing Development Centre, Newcastle University). This webinar explores revision techniques you may already be using, highlighting how to change these to be more effective.