A series of free seminars on academic writing, study skills, using on-line learning resources, translation and translanguaging especially for students who are studying through the medium of Welsh or would like to study through the medium of Welsh in the future

 

Session

When?

Where?

Know your degree

- Effective study skills

14 October 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room (1.30), IBERS Building, Penglais Campu

Essential aspects of academic practice

- A guide to referencing

21 October 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room

Reading and taking notes - dealing with materials in two languages

28 October 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room

Academic writing in Welsh

- Formal writing

4 November 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room

Writing essays

- Structure and common problems

11 November 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room

Referencing, translanguaging and translating

18 November 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Room

Help with writing in Welsh on the computer

- Using Cysill, Cysgeir and on-line dictionaries

 2 December 2021, 12.00-12.45

Computer room to be confirmed

Revision and exam skills

9 December 2021, 12.00-12.45

Coleg Cymraeg Room

Learning outcomes: after completing the whole course students should be able to:

  • Identify the requirements of academic assignments
  • Use information presented in classes in academic assignments
  • Identify and use appropriate resources in English and Welsh in academic assignments, referencing appropriately.
  • Understand the nature of academic writing in Welsh and write clear and structured assignments.
  • Use different terminological resources
  • Use computer language tools to improve their own language.

These seminars are taught through the medium of Welsh.  They are aimed at undergraduate students but postgraduate students are also welcome to attend them.

Register by following this link and clicking on 'Register' on the left when you reach the module on Blackboard.

After registering, click on My Modules (Fy Modiwlau) to see this course listed under opt-in modules (Modiwlau dewisol). The materials from the sessions and on-line learning resources will be available in the section Deunyddiau Dysgu after the class.  You will receive a calender invitation for each session.

For further information, contact Dr Tamsin Davies, Academic Skills Tutor, on sgiliau@aber.ac.uk