Speaking and Writing as a Critic - Online (Faculty of Arts)
Duration 2 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy

Target audience: This session is part of the Arts Researcher Skills Programme for mid stage research students in the Faculty of Arts only.  

Process: Delivered through webinar with accompanying Moodle resources

Description: Speaking and Writing as a Critic

Aims/ Objectives:

The aim of this course is to help you consider ways of speaking and writing critically and how to respond constructively to criticism.

You will:

  • Discuss criticism and critiquing your peers – finding your critical voice
  • Receive practical advice on what to include and avoid when writing critically
  • Discuss how to use and engage with critics and how to respond to criticism.
  • Engage in practical exercises to practise these skills

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at ra-training@nottingham.ac.uk.

Access MS Teams
Use MS Teams chat box function
Watch and listen to course tutor(s) and/ or other attendees
Follow presentation slides during the course
Attend the course at a specific date and time


Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.  

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box. 

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