NOTE: Dates below are subject to change due to the evolving situation with Coronavirus, COVID-19. Latest IMI Updates available here.

The IMI Knowledge Centre offers two Academic Support Sessions this Spring, starting March 4th to May 28th. These sessions will take place on select days (calendar below).


Time: 5.10pm
Running time: Approx 20-30mins

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

April

DateSessionRoom
April 1st (Wed)
Time : 5.10pm
Session 1: Plan Your Assignment Shannon
April 2nd (Thur)
Time : 5.10pm
Session 2: Writing Critically Shannon
April 7th (Tues)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 1: Plan Your Assignment Shannon
April 8th (Wed)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 2: Writing Critically Shannon
April 22nd (Wed)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 1: Plan Your Assignment Shannon
April 23rd (Thur)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 2: Writing Critically Shannon

May

Date Session Room
May 6th (Wed)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 1: Plan Your Assignment B6
May 7th (Thurs)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 2: Writing Critically B6
May 27th (Wed)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 1: Plan Your Assignment R1
May 28th (Thur)
Time: 5.10pm
Session 2: Writing Critically R1

*Calendars are subject to change. Please keep an eye on our Twitter for regular updates.

If you or a group of your classmates would like to schedule a time outside of the dates above, please let us know and we can accomodate.

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