Writing, media production and presenting

Learning and teaching resources on writing, media production and presenting. Related resources on the topic of avoiding plagiarism are also available.

Resource title and description Type
Academic writing style
Xerte tutorial, aimed at postgraduate taught level students, covering how to structure a piece of work, academic writing style, using appropriate academic language and proof-reading. This tutorial is part of the Writing at Postgraduate Level suite.
Tutorial
Developing critical arguments
Xerte tutorial aimed at postgraduate taught level students which explains the difference between descriptive and critical writing, explores how to effectively synthesise information from a range of sources and explains how to form paragraphs. This tutorial is part of the Writing at Postgraduate Level suite.
Tutorial
Meeting the deadline
The final episode of the Student Survival Guide to Writing a Good Essay podcast series features advice from students and the Student Counselling Service about avoiding procrastination, managing stress and working to a deadline. To download a copy of the podcast, right-click on the Preview link and select Save target/link as..
Podcast
What makes a good essay?
This first episode from the Student Survival Guide to Writing a Good Essay audio podcast series provides advice from lecturers and students on the hallmarks of a good essay. To download a copy of the podcast, right-click on the Preview link and select Save target/link as..
Podcast
Cephalonian method
Cartoon with the caption, '...I've heard that the Cephalonian Method can transform library orientation, but this is ridiculous!'
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Audience response technology
Cartoon with the caption, '...these clicky things are great, but why can't I get Sky Sports?'
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Tools for producing content concept map
Concept map showing key practices associated with producing content together with links to relevant tools.
Concept map