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Checking sources for assignments (in person)

Checking sources for assignments (in person) In-Person

 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/486625

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

 

Date:
Friday 10 February 2023
Time:
12:00 - 12:45
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Location:
LRR Training Room
Campus:
Colchester
Audience:
  Postgraduate - Research     Postgraduate - Taught     Undergraduate  
Categories:
  Workshop  

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Event Organizer

Tom O'Toole-Mills
Lucy McCaul

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