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Faculty of Art Academic Skills Tutorials

By CEvans 14 Mar 2019

Academic Skill Tutorials

Faculty Academic Skills Tutorials (open to all students in the Faculty)

Assessments are fast approaching, so it's beneficial to remember that the Faculty has a weekly rota of staff who can offer one to one tutorials around academic/study skills, these can be booked via SAMS or by emailing FoAStudentServices@wlv.ac.uk. If you experience any problems please let us know.

What are these?

During these one to one sessions the tutor can do the following:

Tutor role:

  • Read over feedback and advise as to what it means, help students reflect on their work, and help them reflect on ways of improving their assignment so that it responds to the feedback.
    (You should bring an assessed piece of work for this).

  • Read essay briefs and discuss with students what you they think is required of them, discuss with students the way they are going to tackle the assignment, in terms of research and identifying relevant sources, writing a plan for the essay etc. (not content specific).  

  • Read essay/reports or other writing drafts and make comments on the structure, writing skills, offer suggestions for improving essay writing skills.

  • Offer advice on systems for citing and referencing.

  • Provide advice on locating study skills resources (websites, library resources).

  • Provide advice on locating study skills workshops offered by the university staff. 

What cannot be done:

  • Providing a free proof-reading service and re-writing students' work

Tutorial Rota:

Monday

Matt     School of Performing Arts                  09:00 – 11:00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Sophie School of Performing Arts                  11:00 – 13:00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Martha School of Performing Arts                  14:00 – 16:00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Alex     School of Performing Arts                  14:00 – 16:00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Rhyan             Wolverhampton School of Art                        13.00 – 14.00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Jane    Wolverhampton School of Art            14.00 – 16.00  Any Level

Rhyan             Wolverhampton School of Art                        16.00 – 17.00  Level 3, 4 & 5



Tuesday

Rhyan             Wolverhampton School of Art            13.00 – 14.00  Level 3, 4 & 5

Rhyan Wolverhampton School of Art                        16.00 – 17.00  Level 3, 4 & 5



Wednesday

Josiane School of Humanities                        09.00 – 11.00  Any Level

Mark    School of Media                                 14.00 – 16.00  Level 3, 4 & 5



Thursday

Ella       School of Humanities                        10.00 – 12.00 Level 3, 4 & 5

Lauren School of Humanities                                    11.00 – 13.00  Level 3, 4 & 5



If you experience any issues booking one of these sessions via SAMS please email us at FoAStudentServices@wlv.ac.uk advising us of the following:

  • Your Student Number

  • Date and time you want to book

  • Please ensure that you attempt to book a session with the relevant support to your school

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