What you'll learn
- How to write impressive essays
- How to feel less anxious about essaywriting
- How to avoid some of the common problems and pitfalls
- How to be more confident in tackling written assignments
- Just a willingness to listen carefully to the guidance given and put it into practice
Having to write essays is a daunting experience for most students. This course has been developed to help reduce those anxieties by showing how to do a great job of producing impressive essays. Written and presented by Dr. Neil Thompson, a highly experienced essay marker, independent verifier and external examiner, it covers some of the common mistakes made and offers practical guidance on how to make sure that you do what is required to get the best results. It features 20 short video lessons and a workbook that includes exercises to consolidate and extend your understanding, plus space for notes. On completion of the course, you will therefore have a useful resource that you can go back to every time you are called upon to write an essay.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone registered for a course where essays need to be written
Dr Neil Thompson is a highly experienced tutor and trainer. He is highly respected for his ability to explain complex ideas clearly and effectively. His gentle voice and unhurried approach are widely appreciated by online learners as will as attendees at his conferences and workshops.
He is an independent writer, educator and adviser based in Wales. He is also a visiting professor at the Open University in the UK.. He is a well-published author with over 200 publications to his name, including over 40 books, several of which are bestsellers. He has been a speaker at conferences in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Norway, the Netherlands, Greece, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, the United States, Canada and Australia.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Society of Arts, and a member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement. He was formerly the editor of the US-based international journal, Illness, Crisis & Loss and now edits the free e-zine, THE humansolutions BULLETIN. His main interests are in the field of well-being: equality and diversity; conflict management; stress; loss, grief and trauma; and reflective practice. He is a sought-after conference speaker, consultant and facilitator.
He also works with Vigoroom UK, a sophisticated employee wellness platform geared towards promoting healthier, happier and more productive workplaces.