Project Description

Information Literacy and Academic Writing

In SK105, you’ll have the chance to acclimate to University study and gain valuable skills for success in your time at Maynooth.

A focus on information literacy and writing ensures that you’ll be prepared for the challenges ahead. Learn to locate credible information and write in a way that will persuade your audience. Over the 12 week semester, you’ll gain the following:

  • Study and Organizational Skills – Stay on track in your academic and professional life with valuable tools to assist your success
  • Information Literacy – Learn how to locate relevant and credible information across a wide variety of topics
  • Writing Process – Avoid the anxiety associated with writing by focusing on a process that will help you craft meaningful essays
  • Public Speaking – Learning to speak in professional settings is a crucial skill to develop and SK105 provides the perfect low-stakes environment to practice


Dr. Jonathan BrownCourse Tutor
Dr. Denis CaseyCourse Tutor
Dr. Eamon DarcyCourse Tutor
Dr. Susan GhiblinCourse Tutor
Dr. Patricia Healy KettleCourse Tutor
Dr. Adrian KirwanCourse Tutor
Chloe LacosteCourse Tutor
Dr. Brian McKenzieLecturer of Critical Skills
Dr. Aneta StepienCourse Tutor
Dr. Bret ZawilskiLecturer of Critical Skills