Academic Literacies cover the range of academic skills that you will develop during your studies to enhance your assignments and ensure you are well-equipped for the graduate job market.
What can enhancing my Academic Literacies do for me?
By enhancing your Academic Literacies you will develop:
- Criticality – an ability to understand, interpret, evaluate and respond individually to a range of perspectives and ideas and use this to become competent in forming discussions and arguments.
- Academic communication – an ability to employ an objective and appropriate voice in your academic writing and speaking and to communicate ideas in a clear and concise manner.
- Academic integrity – an ability to perform research and incorporate the ideas of others into your work adhering to academic conventions and ethics.
- Independent learning – understanding and taking responsibility for your own learning goals and knowing when to seek assistance.
What opportunities are there for me to improve my Academic Literacies?
- Attending Live and Learn with CELT workshops.
- Attending one-to-one support with Learning Development Tutors as needed.
- Participating in skills workshops as part of your course.
- Engaging with the Handbook for Written Coursework.
- Making use of Learning Development Blackboard resources.
- Attending Learning Development events for example, Destination: Dissertation.