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Advising by Target Groups


Advising and Support for Special Target Groups

Target Group

Partner Services

Writing Assistance Program Services

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Students with writing problems

Psychological Support

Psychological support for students who have lost their way, because of a writer's block for example

Advising, Workshops, Writing Groups

-Pedagogical writing advising students with writing difficulties (for example, getting started with writing)
-Interaction with "fellow sufferers" in weiting groups and workshops

Students with health impairments/ disabilities

„One University for Everyone“

- Individual advising meetings, as well as group events
- Practical tools for planning and designing university studies, as well as academic work and writing

Advising, Workshops, Writing Groups

As a matter of course, all Writing Assistance Program services are open to students with health impairments and disabilities as well

Kermit at a desk

Students with children

Family-friendly University

- Flexible child care directly on campus, for example during a Writing Assistance Program session or workshops
- Coverage of costs, if applicable, for example in a writing group of Ellinet program

Writing Groups

Content support for the founding and supervision of writing groups for parents, in the context of workshop and advising services

Students with special higher education entrance qualification

University College

- Advising for vocationally trained students
- Group mentoring for vocationally trained students

Advising, Workshops, Writing Groups

Facilitation of (re-)entry into academic work and writing for first-year students with a special higher education entrance qualification


Advising and Support for Writing Novices and Experts:

Target Group

Partner services

Writing Assistance Program services

First-year students

Academic Work and Writing – Tutorials for BA Students

Subject-specific introduction to scholarly work and writing

Ad hoc Help, Immersion, Interaction

- Support in one-on-one writing assistance meetings
- Methodical immersion in workshops
- Interaction in writing groups and workshops

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Students completing their degrees

Student Advisory Services at the Faculty of Arts

Advising for students who require early support with regard to their degree, or who are affected by de-registration

Writing Groups

Content support for the founding and supervision of writing groups for long-term students, in the context of workshop and advising services

Doctoral candidates and postdocs

Potsdam Graduate School (PoGS)

- Writing coaching for scholars: 6 sessions of 3 hours each during the course of the year
- Workshops on “Scientific and Academic Writing”: two-day English-language workshops

Writing Groups

Content support for the founding and supervision of writing groups for doctoral candidates, in the context of workshop and advising services


Advising and Support for Unfamiliar Kinds of Texts:

Target Group

Partner services

Writing Assistance Program services

Application letter with pens; Foto: G. Strecker

Applicants

Career Services

- Tips on the job search, application procedures and application materials in one-on-one sessions
- Review of application materials

Advising

- Support during the writing process, with pedagogical methods
- Joint development and revision of drafts

Students planning a stay abroad

International Office

Advising on the planning, selection, organization and financing of study abroad or an internship abroad

Advising

- Support in the revision of statements of purpose
- Joint review of the coherence of the text and general language usage