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Introduction to essay writing (Beginners) – 19 October 2021

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This workshop for Access and Level 1 students or those writing essays for the first time (or the first time in years!) covers the basics of drafting and editing essays. We will focus on how to prepare an essay plan, using each reference effectively. The workshop will introduce tone of voice, writing objectively, and how to differentiate between evidence taken from the module materials and your own ideas when answering an essay question.  

Presentation time: 
Tuesday, 19 October, 2021 - 11:00
With: 

Karen Foley

Karen Foley is a lecturer at The Open University and oversees Student Hub Live, The Open University’s live online interactive platform to facilitate academic community. Chair of Y032 People, Work and Society, Karen is involved in the Open and Access programmes.

Lucy Anderson

Lucy Anderson has combined working at the Open University with her research career since 2015, and now teaches on five modules within STEM.  In both roles she spends a lot of time speaking that odd language known as “academic communication” and planning (juggling) time, assignments and deadl

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