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Checking sources for assignments (online)

Checking sources for assignments (online) Online

 Overview

The quality of your dissertation or assignment is directly related to the quality of the sources you use, so knowing how to fact check and evaluate is important to your success at University, as well as future jobs. This workshop covers how to avoid 'fake' academic journals and investigate sources using the SIFT method.

 

 Key areas covered

  • Advantages of using academic sources in assignments
  • How to spot predatory journals or fake academic publications
  • Using the SIFT fact checking method
  • Where to look for reliable sources

Essex students: book your place here! https://careerhub.essex.ac.uk/students/events/detail/445630

We encourage students to book onto our workshops via CareerHub in order to keep a record of their learning

Don't have access to CareerHub? You can register below.

It's not a requirement to preregister for our online workshops. You can decide on the day to join a session by clicking the Zoom link provided:

https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/99979243424?from=addon

Date:
Monday 19 September 2022
Time:
11:00 - 11:45
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Campus:
Online
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Audience:
  Postgraduate - Research     Postgraduate - Taught     Undergraduate  
Categories:
  Workshop  

Registration is required. There are 48 seats available.

Looking for more opportunities to develop your skills? Visit Workshops at Library  to discover more sessions designed to support Essex students and researchers.

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Clarissa St Yves

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