Head Start Writing
Head Start Writing week takes place from the 9th to 13th September 2019.
The Student Learning team and the Mature Student Officer work collaboratively to provide an annual writing week for incoming first-year mature students. This week-long course is an opportunity for mature students to refresh their academic writing skills before returning to university.
Below is the provisional timetable for the academic year 2019/20. Incoming mature students will be sent communication regarding the event beforehand and must register here to attend.
Any queries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|10.00||Intro to learning at third level||STEP 3: Research. Intro to the library.||Intro to I.T. @ DCU||Conclusions||Writing time & feedback|
|11.00||Intro to academic writing||Library training/resilience workshop||STEP 5: Writing first draft||Writing time||Basics of microsoft word and google docs|
|11.45||Assignment types & marking||Resilience workshop/library training||Writing time||STEP 6: Revising & editing||Light lunch|
|12.30||LUNCH||LUNCH||LUNCH||LUNCH||Mature Student Society|
|13.30||STEP 1: Analyse||Research time||Introductions||Writing time||Travel to Glasnevin|
|14.15||STEP 2: Brainstorm||STEP 4: Assignment planning||Writing time||STEP 7: References||Collect student card in Glasnevin|