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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 are 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
  • Transition support for students with Asperger’s Syndrome

Referral for this support is via your Disability Officer.

ASKDS Disability Service Supports on Blackboard Learn

ASKDS Inclusive Learning & Technology support service have a repository of useful guides in the Blackboard module ASKDS Disability Service Supports, which include tips and strategies for essay planning and essay structure. Specialist Academic Support can be provided to individual students and referral for this support is arranged via your Disability Officer. For more information and resources enrol in the ASKDS Blackboard module:

  1. Log on to your
  2. Click on ‘Module Search’.
  3. Type 'Disability Service Supports’ in the ‘Module Search’ box and click ‘Go’.
  4. If more than one module appears, click on the drop-down arrow beside ‘ASKDS’ under the ‘MODULE ID’ field.
  5. Click on 'Enrol'.
  6. Click on 'Submit'.
Student Learning Development run a series of Online Workshops (Webinars) for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on a variety of topics, during term time. The webinars are interactive and allow students who are off campus or who prefer online methods of delivery, to attend workshops to develop their academic and learning skills. There is no charge to attend the workshops. Access via the SLD Blackboard module 'Academic Skills for Successful Learning', a self-enrol module with a range of learning resources in a variety of formats.

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