Teaching resources to help you to develop your students' skills. You can adapt these materials to suit your own needs; see the link below for more details about acknowledging Skills@Library.Using our resources
We have provided a PowerPoint presentation, lesson plan and activities for some of our writing sessions below:
The 'Planning and preparing your essay' workshop provides a general introduction to the early stages of essay writing. It helps students to think about the essay title and how they are going to approach their answer.
Our 'Writing a literature review' workshop provides students with an overview of how to write the literature review for their undergraduate dissertation.
Understanding assessment criteria (DOC)
A card-sort exercise designed to give students a better understanding of assessment criteria.
Generating ideas (DOC)
Encourage students to work collaboratively and collect ideas and thoughts about how they would respond to an essay question.
The Writing skills tutorial is designed to help students identify strengths and weaknesses through a range of interactive activities.
- Teaching notes (DOCX)
- Understanding assessment criteria
- Getting ideas together
- Drafting and fine tuning
- Reflective writing
- Report writing
- Annotated bibliographies
- Writing for the web