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Adventures in LEGOLAND ®

Tweet Hello again! After a month dominated by a certain brand of small plastic bricks, I’m back to report on my experience of intensive training in the LEGO ® SERIOUS PLAY ® methodology, plus the recent LEGO ® SERIOUS PLAY … Continue reading

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Book review Mindfulness for Study: From Procrastination to Action by Karisa Krcmar and Tina Horsman

Tweet Our friends Karisa Krcmar and Tina Horsman from Loughborough University have written this timely and engaging book: Mindfulness for Study: From Procrastination to Action, arising from their own extensive experience in running mindfulness workshops for students.  You can buy … Continue reading

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Re-genring academic writing – the power of play, 23rd June, Nottingham Trent University

Tweet Many thanks to Mhairi Morris from Loughborough University for providing us with this blog post about her experiences at the recent ‘Re-genring academic writing – the power of play’ event at Nottingham Trent University. Carl Jung once said, “The … Continue reading

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Swollage (SWOT + Collage) for Medical Science students: a lecturer’s perspective

Tweet Thanks to Zoe Redshaw, Lecturer in Medical Science, for this blog post about the Swollage workshop that Kaye and I have developed with her and run during the past 2 academic years: Getting first year undergraduate students to recognise … Continue reading

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LEGO ® SERIOUS PLAY ® : a Research Student Perspective

Tweet Thanks to Huraira Baba, PhD student in Architecture, for the following blog post about Alison James‘ session for DMU research students: Exploring your Doctoral Research with LEGO ® on 28th June 2017.  This was the 3rd in a series … Continue reading

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ADSHE Midlands: an exploration of creative, playful & imaginative embodied support Loughborough University 17th May 2017

Tweet Lots going on with East Midlands Writing PAD this Summer! Thanks to Jackie Hatfield and Tina Horsman for this blog post about their recent event… The day was the first ever collaboration between the Association of Dyslexia Specialists in … Continue reading

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Creative Workshop for DMU Careers Team 3rd May 2017

Tweet Thanks to Sally Cleere, DMU Careers & Employability Adviser, for this blog post: As a university careers adviser, I am always looking for creative ways to help students explore their careers.  I was therefore excited to attend an interactive … Continue reading

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Full Programme: ReGenring Academic Writing and Assessment June 21st NTU

Tweet There’s still time to share your innovative practice at the ReGenring Academic Writing and Assessment conference led by Alke Groppel-Wegener and Lisa Clughen at Nottingham Trent University on the 21st June.  You can also submit in various formats to … Continue reading

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#creativeHE Conversation this week – The Role of the Body in Creative Processes & Practices

Tweet As part of World Creativity Week Lisa Clughen is leading an online conversation on The Role of the Body in Creative Processes & Practices (further details below): please join in by clicking on the link – you will need … Continue reading

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Infographics: the power of visual presentation – PGR Workshop with Lulu Pinney 8th March 2017

Tweet Thanks to Kaye for this blog post about her experiences at our recent PGR workshop on Infographics at DMU…   Attending Lulu Pinney’s Infographics workshop organised by Julia Reeve of DMU Writing PAD on 8th March 2017 proved to … Continue reading

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