Category Archives: Workshops

Creative Teaching Double Bill, Manchester, 5th May, led by NTFs Andrew Walsh and Alke Groppel-Wegener

Tweet Thanks to our friend Alke for telling us about this event in Manchester on the 5th May:   Bookings are now open for a Creative Teaching Double Bill of workshops on 5th May in Manchester led by two National … Continue reading

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PGR Workshop Series 2016/17: Workshop 1 ‘Draw Out’ 30.11.16

Tweet   Building on the momentum from our successful Creative Connections event in summer 2016, East Midlands Writing PAD are running a series of termly workshops for PGR students at DMU, building on the themes of visual, tactile and creative … Continue reading

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New Writing-PAD workshop! Thinking Through Genre, November 8th 2016

Tweet Our East Midlands Writing PAD colleague Alke Groppel-Wegener announces a new workshop: Thinking-Through-Genre: exploring genre as pedagogical resource Come and join us on November 8th 2016 at Middleport Pottery in Longport (near Stoke-on-Trent) to find out about using genre … Continue reading

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Employability Mapping Workshop 8th June 2016

Tweet   As part of the Good Ideas for Student Employability, a mini conference held at De Montfort University, Leicester, Kaye Towlson delivered a “Writing PAD” employability mapping workshop. This was attended by DMU academic staff from a variety of … Continue reading

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Vitae 2016 conference workshop: “Visualising research using infographics” 13th September 2016

Tweet Thanks to Dr Mhairi Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at DMU, for this blog post:   A seedling of an idea and a new collaboration I have worked with Julia and Kaye previously delivering a workshop to 2nd … Continue reading

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SWOT + Collage = ? A self-reflection workshop for 1st Year Medical Science students

Tweet Earlier this year, Kaye and I were asked by Zoe Redshaw to work with her 1st year Medical Science students,  helping them to prepare for a reflective essay as part of their Personal & Professional Skills module. Zoe felt … Continue reading

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ARLG at DMU – Identifying your transferable skills for development: a visual odyssey

Tweet Thanks to Charlotte Heppel of Random House Archives for this blog post. On the 10th March, I was fortunate enough to attend the recent ARLG event at De Montfort University– Stepping Up, Stepping Out: Developing Your Skills and Your … Continue reading

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Low-tech meets Edtech – workshop for the CELT team

Tweet We are back after a break with lots of activities to catch up on: this post details a workshop with a staff team rather than our more usual student participants… Back in February Kaye and I met with my … Continue reading

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Reframing our approach to scientific writing

Tweet Thanks to Dr Mhairi Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at DMU for this blog post.   I was introduced to WritingPAD at a PGCertHE session in the 2014/15 academic year where Julia and Kaye worked with the group … Continue reading

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Reframing Artists: workshops with Fine Art students Nov/Dec 2015

Tweet   Following a hiatus over the Christmas period, we’re back with a new application of the Reframing technique.  Staff in Fine Art asked Writing PAD to work with their students on the development of ideas surrounding a chosen artist.  … Continue reading

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