Category Archives: Workshops

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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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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