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Learning development workshops - Study skills                                                                                                                                                Semester 2, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                    Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK)

Date Day Time  Venue Topic
5 SeptemberTuesday
12:10 - 13:45
E Les 203
Twelve principles of memory
7  SeptemberThursday09:40 - 11:15E Les 203Improving reading skills
28  SeptemberThursday09:40 - 11:15E Les 203Creating and using visual notes and study skills
10  OctoberTuesday12:10 - 13:45E Les 203Metacognition
12  OctoberThursday09:40 - 11:15E Les 203Problem-solving and decision-making
17  OctoberTuesday12:10 - 13:45E Les 203
Critical thinking; Blooms taxonomy
19  OctoberThursday09:40 - 11:15E Les 203Exam preparation
24  OctoberTuesday12:10 - 13:45E Les 203
Exam anxiety

 

Semester 2, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soweto Campus (SWC)

Date Day Time  Venue Topic
26 September
Tuesday

10:30 - 11:15
12:10 - 12:55 13:00 - 13:45

ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)Time Management for Revision
28  SeptemberThursday
12:10 - 12:55ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)Time Management for Revision
3  OctoberTuesday

10:30 - 11:15
12:10 - 12:55
13:00 - 13:45

ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)Managing Stress during Examination
5  OctoberThursday12:10 - 12:55ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)Managing Stress during Examination
10  OctoberTuesday

10:30 - 11:15
12:10 - 12:55 13:00 - 13:45

ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)How to Stay Motivated
12  OctoberThursday12:10 - 12:55ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)How to Stay Motivated
17  OctoberTuesday

10:30 - 11:15
12:10 - 12:55 13:00 - 13:45

ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)How to take exams/Analysing assessment questions
19  OctoberThursday12:10 - 12:55
ADC Boardroom (Adelaide Tambo)How to take exams/Analysing assessment questions

 

Basic technology skills

TitleDescriptionPresentersFormatContact details
Computer literacy – Basic computer skillsUsing the mouse and keyboard; desktop navigation; MS Office 2013: Word, PP, Excel – how to open, save and print from these files; basics on using the different tools of each program; accessing uLink and Blackboard via the Internet; accessing online help and support resources on uLink.Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT)

- Scheduled workshops to students during the first term.

- Also presented to groups and individuals on request.

CAT Helpdesk

uhelp@uj.ac.za

011 559 3580

Tablet literacyHow to get started on your tablet in order to access uLink and Blackboard – students using tablets must please bring their tablets along to the session.Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT)

- Scheduled workshops to students during the first term.

- Also presented to groups and individuals on request.

CAT Helpdesk

uhelp@uj.ac.za

011 559 3580

Blackboard basics

 

How to access modules in Bb and the basics of navigation within a module, accessing information via announcements, downloading  files, submitting assignments, doing electronic assessments and participating in discussions. Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT)

- Scheduled workshops to students during the first term.

- Also presented to groups and individuals on request.

CAT Helpdesk

uhelp@uj.ac.za

011 559 3580

 

Reading sessions/workshops

TitleDescriptionPresentersFormatContact details
Reading sessionsTo assist students who have difficulties with academic reading.Academic Development Centre (ADC)Faculty members can request consecutive reading sessions, which are offered throughout a term for particular modules. The student's course content is used to facilitate the reading session and to teach the reading skills.

Reading coordinator

K Block, First floor, APB

mapelot@uj.ac.za

011 559 1092

 

Reading workshopsTo assist students who have difficulties with academic reading.Academic Development Centre (ADC)Workshops can be tailor made to suit a specific group by using their course material. These workshops can be requested by faculties, departments or module lecturers.

Reading coordinator

K Block, First floor, APB

mapelot@uj.ac.za

011 559 1092

 

 

Senior Student Experience seminars

TitleDescriptionPresentersFormatContact details
Senior Student Experience seminarsAdvancing students' success, employability and/or effective planning for postgraduate studies. Academic Development Centre (ADC)Three times a year − in the first semester, during the academic enrichment period and during the second semester.

Paulina Makibelo

paulinam@uj.ac.za

011 559 2625

 

Study skills

TitleDescriptionPresentersFormatContact details
Study skills workshops – Faculty-relatedHelping students to develop learning and literacy skills, as well as motivate students to be self-reliant and pro-active as far as their studies are concerned.Academic Development Centre (ADC) – Learning Development

- Can be requested by faculties, departments or module lecturers.

- Skills workshops take place from the beginning of each semester until the last week before study week.

 

Mrs Rose Adegoke (APB)

radegoke@uj.ac.za

011 559 1509

Dr Cithra Bheamadu (APK)

cbheamadu@uj.ac.za

011 559 3636

Mrs Razia Mayet (DFC)

raziam@uj.ac.za

011 559 6454

Dr Welcome Kubeka (SWC)

wkubeka@uj.ac.za

011 559 5654

Study skills –    open workshopsHelping students to develop learning and literacy skills, as well as motivate students to be self-reliant and pro-active as far as their studies are concerned.Academic Development Centre (ADC) – Learning Development

- Students can book open study skills workshops.

- Skills workshops take place from the beginning of each semester until the last week before study week.

 

Reception desk

APB Block K  011 559 1646

APK D Ring 3  011 559 2568

DFC JOB Atrium D G232

011 559 6633

SWC Adelaide Tambo Building ACB109

011 559 5652