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Rachel Riedner, Associate Professor of Writing and Women’s Studies and Executive Director University Writing Programme, George Washington University, Washington DC and Lowell Abrams, Associate Professor of Mathematics also from George Washington University facilitated a series of workshops for DIT PhD students on the topic of Writing a Literature Review.  The workshops were organised by the Academic Writing Centre DIT and supported by Campus Life.

 

Photograph:  Rachel Riedner, Associate Professor of Writing and Women’s Studies and Executive Director University Writing Programme, George Washington University, Washington DC (right) and Lowell Abrams, Associate Professor of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington DC,  (centre) with Brian Gormley, Head, Campus Life DIT.

Photograph:  Lowell Abrams, Associate Professor of Mathematics from George Washington University, Washington DC (left), Rachel Riedner, Associate Professor of Writing and Women’s Studies and Executive Director University Writing Programme from George Washington University, Washington DC (centre) with Maria-Jose Gonzalez, Coordinator, Academic Writing Centre DIT.

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Maria-Jose Gonzalez, coordinator Academic Writing Centre DIT participated in the First-Year Get Smart! engagement event organised by the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism on Wed. Jan 25 in DIT Mountjoy Square.  This event was the ideal platform to promote the AWC to First Year students.

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Dr. Lesley Gourlay, Director, Academic Writing Centre, Institute of Education, University College London and María-José González, Coordinator, Academic Writing Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology.

María-José González, coordinator Academic Writing Centre, DIT completed an Erasmus +  Staff Training Mobility at the Academic Writing Centre, Institute of Education, University College London from 24th – 28th May 2016.

During her visit María-José had the opportunity to meet Dr. Lesley Gourlay, director of the AWC, members of the lecturing team and admin staff.  Maria Jose was welcome to sit in academic writing classes, to observe peer feedback sessions and to explore academic writing materials and resources developed at the AWC, Institute of Education, UCL.

This initial visit will undoubtedly pave the way for further collaboration between the academic writing centres at the two institutions.

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Professor Brian Norton presents Access and Civic Engagement Staff Award to María-José González, Coordinator, Academic Writing Centre, DIT.

The inaugural event of the DIT Access and Civic Engagement Staff Awards took place on Tuesday 31st May in St Laurence’s, Grangegorman.

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Enquiry through reading and writing – highlighting transition through the development of HE reading and writing strategies

 

  • Monday 15th December 2014
  • The Courtyard, DIT Aungier Street
  • 09.30-12.30
  • Facilitator: Professor Martha A. Townsend, University of Missouri
  • Maximum number of participants: 30

  Martha Towsend Workshop Details

 


DIT Academic Writing Centre (AWC) Launch

 

DIT Academic Writing Centre is open for business!

 

The first students have visited the recently established AWC Kevin St location to obtain advice on their academic written work.  The Centre provides a free service to all DIT students (undergraduate and postgraduate) Tutors are specially trained to support students’ development of the necessary skills to be able to manage and complete all forms of written academic work.

 

The Centre was officially opened on 25th November by Prof Sarah Moore, chairperson of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. 

 

 

 

 

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