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To increase the use of linking words in writing. To practise using some of these devices
To raise awareness of active note taking To help students to ask questions about they have read
To give the participants an opportunity to have a look at the course book. To help create an online community.
An introductory activityproviding a chance for students and tutors to get to know each other.
To help prepare the students for eTMA 01 by reading about Tesco’s stakeholders and categorising them according to their power and influence.
To comment to Online Activity 2 and respond to the participants contributions. Tutor Generic Feedback on Online Activity 2 and 3
To analyse a business case study using a SWOT anlysis and to give and receive feedback. Tutor generic feedback
To help to prepare for eTMA03 by reading and summarising the texts required for the task. Also, to give an opportunity to exchange views on the sources read. Tutor generic feedback
To obtain and receive feedback on outline produced for previous activity. To make changes in light of the feedback. Tutor generic feedback
To give students further practice in referencing. To refer students to Internet sites to help them with referencing.
To develop a range of academic and workplace language for writing about workplace problems. To communicate effectively in writing in a range of workplace genres.
To apply a critical perspective language To identify some of the strengths and needs in communication skills development and identify opportunities to address these. To develop appropriate language to analyse work-related situations. Tutor generic feedback
To make the participants consider the validity of the documents accessed on the Internet. To raise awareness of documents published on the Internet.
This tutorial covers how to organise a SWOT table/analysis, use of noun groups to write succinctly, advice on structuring a SWOT analysis, writing recommendations and ideas on writing a reflective account.
This tutorial prepares students for writing TMA03 (essay). It covers the writing process, essay outlines, how to structure and write essays, referencing a book and writing reflective accounts.
This tutorial covers the differences between essay and report writing, the structure of a report, choosing an appropriate business model for analysis (STEP, SWOT, Porter's Five Forces and Stakeholder model), and some general advice on completing TMA04.