The Special Study Centre for the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has conducted a training workshop on techniques of writing and presentation of seminar academic papers for its students.
The workshop, which was meant for students of both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, was aimed at enlightening and educating the students who are due to write and present seminar papers for the ongoing semester.
It was held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at the centre with a good number of students in attendance.
The management of the centre said the training became necessary following several complaints received from external examiners on poor quality of write-ups and presentations by students in the past seminar presentations, hence the need for the training to ensure a better presentation in the next exercise.
The centre director, Mrs. Patience A. Adeniyi, represented by Mr. Abbas Olawale, while declaring the workshop open, urged them to make the best out of the seminar as it would enable them perform better and enhance their writing skills for better performance.
Olawale also stressed the importance of the training as it would help to educate and broaden their knowledge in writing and present an error-free academic seminar papers.
Mrs. Mutiat Y. Olawale from the Faculty of Education of the university was invited to facilitate at the workshop, where she educated the students on what to expect while writing and presenting their seminar papers.
On their part, the participating students were elated for the knowledge they gained at the workshop and expressed their gratitude to the management of the centre for conducting the seminar and promised to put the knowledge gained into best use.