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Specialist Academic Support

Dr. Alison Doyle is working in Trinity for 14 hours per week to provide specialist academic support on a one to one basis. The academic supports include but is not limited to:

  • Creating bespoke study and exam timetables
  • Teaching specific skills (essay structure, revision techniques, referencing, thesis)
  • Strategies for reading academic journals and texts
  • Using online technology to improve writing
  • Organising Blackboard calendars and managing assignment deadlines
  • Tranisiton support for students with Asperger’s Syndrome

Referral for this support is via your Disability Officer and appointments can be booked here using the booking appointment system Acquity – check the times and book your time. To book a time please use this link.

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We are constantly reviewing the world wide web to source the very best available resources, saving you valuable study time:

Cite this for me

Visual learner chart Automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button. by clicking this link.

A visual guide to essay writing

If you’re a visual thinker, you can get quite frustrated in an educational system that marks not your understanding as such, but your ability to express it in a linear chain of reasoning with all the links spelt out. To make this linear way of thinking easier to grasp please view the online guide to writing an essay as a visual learner by clicking this link.

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Free iTunes podcasts from the Open University to download 'Start Writing Essays': Start writing essays podcast

The Academic Phrase bank

The general resource is for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some phrases for use in essays. The phrases can be used simply to assist you in thinking about your writing, or they can be used in your own work where this is appropriate:
http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/

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This great free tool allows faculty and students to set agreed timelines and set clear date gaols for completion of project or group work - click this to access this resource

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