Stay Informed

Stay Informed is a series of hints, tips, guides and recommendations written by the Library Staff to help make using the library easier and more enjoyable.

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Academic Support Sessions Launch

 

Starting with 2019 Spring Diplomas, the IMI Knowledge Centre will be offering two Academic Support Sessions weekly.

These will run from March 20th 2019 – May 23rd 2019.

Time: 5.10pm

Estimated time: 30mins.

Please see below for monthly schedules and weekly venues.

 

Session #1 Planning Your Assignment

During this session, you will learn how to plan your assignments more effectively by breaking down the planning process into 5 easy steps.

The aim of this session is to help you to:

  • Develop a plan of action (using 5 steps) for planning your assignment.
  • Understand your assignment title – to answer what’s being asked.
  • Feel equipped to organize information.
  • Prepare paragraphs using structure.

Session #2 Writing Critically

During this session, we will explore what it means to write critically by grading and evaluating two essays to identify characteristics of good critical writing.

The aim of this session is to help you to:

  • Understand the grading criteria used at IMI.
  • Understand the difference between descriptive and critical writing.
  • Identify characteristics of good critical writing

 

Full Calendar

March Calendar

April Calendar

May Calendar

 

Any questions/queries, please contact the IMI Knowledge Centre at knowledge@imi.ie or 01 207 8513/8514