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FHS Academic Workshop Series 2022/2023

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Oct

The Faculty of Health Sciences is holding academic workshops on the basics of academic and dissertation writing. The English sessions will be held in the Fall Semester, from Oct 10, and the Chinese in the Spring Semester.



The FHS Academic Workshop Series* is designed to support FHS/USJ students by providing the necessary tools to enhance their academic learning and skills.

The second edition of the series comprises 10 sessions on the basics of academic and dissertation writing, with sessions on topics such as effective reading, choosing and using relevant sources, and guidelines for dissertation writing.

The workshops are relevant not only to Master students but also to other USJ students looking to develop their academic writing skills and/or are interested in pursuing further studies.

Please note that the English sessions will take place in the Fall Semester, whilst the Chinese sessions will be held in the Spring Semester. More information on the Chinese sessions coming soon.

*Previously under the former Faculty of Social Sciences and Education.


ENGLISH SESSIONS (For information on the Chinese sessions, click here):

Outline:Suitable for:Date & TimeVenue
#1 – Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Features and types of academic writing
  • Basic paragraph and essay writing
Bachelor / Master studentsOct 10

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#2 – Effective Reading and Note-taking Strategies
  • Selective/purposeful reading and SQ3R reading method
  • Summarising and note-taking
Bachelor / Master studentsOct 17

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#3 – Choosing and Using Relevant Literature Sources
  • Choosing relevant sources
  • Quoting, paraphrasing and plagiarism
Bachelor / Master studentsOct 24

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#4 – Editing and Proofreading
  • Editing and critical thinking
  • Proofreading
Bachelor / Master studentsOct 31

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#5 – How to Write Research Proposals/Research Plans
  • Sections of a research proposal
  • Planning and time management
Bachelor / Master studentsNov 7

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#6 –Dissertation Writing: Getting Started
  • Common sections of a thesis/dissertation
  • Introductory chapter
  • Problem statement, research objectives and significance
Master studentsNov 14

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#7-Dissertation Writing: Literature Review Chapter
  • Types of literature review
  • Literature review process step-by-step
Master studentsNov 21

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#8 -Dissertation Writing: Research Design Chapter
  • Participants and instrumentation
  • Data collection and analysis
Master studentsNov 28

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ303
#9: Dissertation Writing: Data Analysis and Findings Chapter
  • Reporting findings
  • Presenting findings according to APA
Master studentsDec 5

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ107
#10 – Dissertation Writing: Conclusion Chapter
  • Structuring the discussion
  • Addressing implications, recommendations, limitations and further research
Master studentsDec 12

Monday

7:00PM – 9:30PM

USJ107

 

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At the end of the series, you will receive a certificate of attendance for the sessions you joined!