Lincoln College Open Day
09 November, 2019 – 10:00AM - 2:00PM
This course provides students with an introduction to the study skills required for successful transition into Higher Education. Students will be introduced to a range of academic research based methods and practices, including structured written work and formal presentations. Students will have the opportunity to learn and develop their own competency in the aspects introduced.
This course will enable students to gain a deeper understanding of typical University and Higher Education practices and will include familiarisation with a broader range of topics such as assessment practices and regulations, formatting and submission of assessment work, note taking and organisational skills.
The specific objectives of this course are to:
- Demonstrate basic research techniques
- Produce academic writing using the Harvard referencing and citation system
- Plan and construct a written report using appropriate academic writing skills
- Plan, construct and deliver a formal academic presentation
- The course is designed to support and develop students confidence with:
Referencing, Research techniques, Academic writing styles, Presentation skills, Assessment procedures in HE and Student responsibilities.
You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full durations of the course.
Start date - Tuesday 29th August 2017
Duration - 4 days
Hours - 9am – 3pm
There will be independent and group study tasks to be completed outside of the course delivery hours.
Students who wish to apply for this course should be looking towards, or already hold, an offer of a place on a Higher Education course. This course is available to existing students of Lincoln College that intend to study Higher Education elsewhere as well as students who intend to start a Higher Education course at Lincoln College in the future.
Applicants should hold an academic qualification at level 3, along with GCSE’s in English and Maths.
Students will be assessed via a study skills portfolio at the end of the course. Whilst there is no direct requirement for students to pass or fail the assessments, the feedback and guidance will provide students with a valuable indicator of their current ability in advance of their course starting.
The portfolio of assessment includes:
- A 1500 word literature review
- An assessment plan
- A completed reference list
- A 15 minute individual presentation
Home and EU Students - £100
Tuition fees will be charged at the point of enrolment on the course.