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24th Nov (Sat), 10am

Part 1 of the Writing an Introduction series

Relevant Categories Involved

Social Media

Communication

Globalisation

Identity

Learning Objectives

Identifying Keywords
  • Singling out important terms related to the subject matter.
  • Knowing how to differentiate between generic and loaded terms.
Clarifying Definitions
  • Establishing the meaning of the question’s key words.
  • Factoring the meaning into one’s essay responses.

Seminar Outline

10:00 - 10:15
  • Introduction to the expectations and requirements of the seminar.

  • Explanation of the common mindsets and mistakes made by students.
  • 15
    10:00 - 10:15
    10:15 - 10:25
  • Breakdown of the steps and exercises for the main subject matter of the day.
  • 10
    10:15 - 10:25
    10:25 - 10:45
  • Definition of main technique: Identifying Keywords.

  • Understanding why certain terms are important when it comes to responses.
  • 20
    10:25 - 10:45
    10:45 - 11:00
  • Exercises on Identification of Keywords.

  • List of questions to address.

  • Students will be required not only to identify the keywords, but know how and why they are key to answering the question.
  • 15
    10:45 - 11:00
    11:00 - 11:10
  • Sharing session between participants.

  • Facilitated by instructor – students will share the difficulties they faced while working on the questions.
  • 10
    11:00 - 11:10
    11:10 - 11:25
  • Review of practice session.
  • 15
    11:10 - 11:25
    11:25 - 11:40
  • Definitions and how to craft them.

  • The common methods of phrasing, as well as the different sentence structures.
  • 15
    11:25 - 11:40
    11:40 - 12:00
  • Practice of wording definitions and factoring them into main essay.
  • 20
    11:40 - 12:00