This workshop will be of interest to staff wishing to explore approaches to study skills, and the possibilities of integrating and introducing elements of study skills into academic programs/modules/courses.
Presenter: Dr Leila Griffiths
Leila Griffiths is a Study Adviser at the Study Skills Centre at Bangor University, and has worked as part of a team aimed at enabling undergraduate and postgraduate students during the transition to University and progression through it. The Centre works closely with academic departments to support and complement subject specific provision within the disciplines, and to disseminate best practice. Leila has experience of working closely with staff in a number of different academic departments in the area of learning development.
- Develop an awareness of approaches to study skills at subject level;
- Sharing best practice in relation to academic schools in the field of study skills;
- Explore the possibilities of presenting study skills as an integrated element of an academic module or course.
- Introduce aspects of study skills at a subject level to students (ensuring that the study skills provision offered by the school is relevant to their students' subject-specific studies);
- Identify study skills best practice when designing modules/courses;
- Being aware of models and methods of presenting study skills within modules/courses.