Short Courses

Academic Writing Workshop

Course Finished: 
R 1 600.00
Instructor: 

Peggy O’HAGAN [BSc, HDE, BEd (UNISA), MPhil(St Augustine College)] and Gisela RONTSCH [BA, HDipLib (Rhodes), HDE (UNISA), MPhil (St Augustine College)]

Duration & Time: 
1 – 2 September, 09h00 – 16h00
incl. course materials and refreshments

If you would like to upgrade your writing style to postgraduate standards, then this course is just for you. During the workshop you’ll be familiarized with strategies related to critical and analytical reading as well as advanced research techniques. You will learn how to use concept maps, how to synthesise the work of many authors concisely and accurately, how to reference correctly while avoiding inadvertent plagiarism, and other skills essential in academic writing.

You will read several articles around one topic and then write a 500-word academic essay, applying the new skills.  Personal feedback will be provided at five different stages.

Join our course and become a better academic writer.
The Course will be run over two days (12 hour in total).  The price of the course is R 1 600.00 (including course materials).

  Option 1: Academic Writing Workshop

  30 June & 1 July

  09h00 – 16h00

  Option 2: Academic Writing Workshop

  1 – 2 September

  09h00 – 16h00

 

The Course – which is endorsed by South African Council for Educators (SACE) for 15 Professional Development (PD) points – is offered by Peggy O’HAGAN [BSc, HDE, BEd (UNISA), MPhil(St Augustine College)] and Gisela RONTSCH [BA, HDipLib (Rhodes), HDE (UNISA), MPhil (St Augustine College)]

To register for the Course, please complete the online registration form for the chosen course.  For more details, please contact us at admin@staugustine.ac.za or ‘phone us on 011 380 9000.

Having pre-registered, on first morning of the course, please arrive between 8h30 and 9h00 for physical registration – during which time tea and coffee will be provided.  (Tea and coffee will also be provided for the mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks; participants will make their own lunch arrangements).

At the end of the Course an attendance certificate will be awarded.

 

For more details, please contact us at admin@staugustine.ac.za or phone us on 011 380 9000.

 

To register for this short course, please complete the online registration form below: 

 

 

Online registration form