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2014 July

Take a peek at a typical seminar at UniSIM, and acquire the requisite skills to excel at UniSIM. Learn to plan your study schedule and track your progress. Discover the functions of the iStudyGuide and eTextbook, and how to harness these in your learning.

  • Date: 16 July 2014 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 1900 hrs – 2200 hrs
  • Venue: SIM HQ, LT B.2.03
  • Instructor: Dr Henry Khiat, Teaching & Learning Centre

Create mind maps that help you think visually – even if you can’t draw. Make notes with your personal set of visual tools. Get tips on how to maximise your memory.

Session 1
  • Date: 17 July 2014 (Thursday)
  • Time: 1900 hrs – 2200 hrs
  • Venue: SIM HQ, SR B.3.12/B.3.13
  • Instructor: Mr Thum Cheng Cheong, Associate Faculty, School of Business
  • Note: Limited to 40 participants
Session 2
  • Date: 18 July 2014 (Friday)
  • Time: 1900 hrs – 2200 hrs
  • Venue: SIM HQ, SR B.4.12/B.4.13
  • Instructor: Mr Thum Cheng Cheong, Associate Faculty, School of Business
  • Note: Limited to 40 participants

What is academic writing? How is it different from other genres of writing that you’ve done? This three-hour session covers the purpose and strategy of academic writing, organisation and flow of ideas, and referencing.

  • Date: 19 July 2014 (Saturday)
  • Time: 0900 hrs – 1200 hrs
  • Venue: SIM HQ, B.3.17
  • Instructor: Dr Abdel Halim Sykes, Teaching & Learning Centre

Answer any essay-based questions using the 5-step approach. Look for patterns in the questions. Distinguish between background information and key ideas. Craft your answer according to the question.

  • Date: 19 July 2014 (Saturday)
  • Time: 1300 hrs – 1600 hrs
  • Venue: SIM HQ, LT A.3.20
  • Instructor: Mr Donald Lee, Associate Faculty, School of Business