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Booking for this event closes on Wednesday 6th June
Are you being asked to extend the range of academic skills support offered by your library? Would you be interested in hearing how other libraries provide this kind of service and the innovative ways in which they deliver tutorials, workshops and resources?
Libraries and Learning Innovation at Leeds Metropolitan University is hosting a professional development event on the approaches used by a number of libraries to support students’ academic skills. The event will be an ideal opportunity for those involved in this area to share experience and discuss best practice.
Date: Wednesday 20th June 2012
Venue: Leeds Metropolitan University, The Rose Bowl, City Campus
If you would like to attend please email [log in to unmask] by 6th June
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.15 Skills for Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University - Karen Croft and Marie Scopes
10.45 Skills@Library at the University of Leeds - Helen Howard
11.35 Parallel sessions (Leeds Metropolitan staff)
- Bolted on or surgically embedded: The teaching of academic literacy - Michael Shields
- Information skills for the masses: Leeds Metropolitan’s Little Book of Information Skills - Karen Fisher & Alison Park
- Challenging assumptions about IT in Higher Education - Stevie Farrell
- Supporting international students in their academic skills - David Killick 12:10 Academic skills at Loughborough University - Steph McKeating
13.30 Compulsory maths - Elena Luchinskaya 14:00 Study Advisor Scheme at the University of Derby - Catherine Varney 14:30 Study Advice Service at the University of Hull - Katy Barnett 15:00 Coffee 15:20 Plenary – panel discussion 15:50 Close
If you have any queries about the day please contact Marie Scopes ([log in to unmask] or 0113 812 3906) or Karen Croft ([log in to unmask] or 0113 5487)