Category Archives: Workshops

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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New ways of seeing: assignment planning, research and discovery with a visual twist, DMU, 9.11.15

Tweet   This bookable workshop led by Kaye Towlson and Carol Keddie is designed to introduce and enable students to use a range of visual learning techniques to explore and plan a current assignment.  It was attended by 16 students … Continue reading

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Exploring 3rd Year Essay Topics in Interior Design: another day, another Reframing Workshop…5.11.15

Tweet For the 3rd year in a row, Rebecca Graaff asked Writing PAD (Julia & Kaye) to work with her Interior Design students to develop ideas for their final year essays. Again, the Reframing technique was used, with students working … Continue reading

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Reframing 3rd Year Project Topics: Workshop in Faculty of Technology 22.10.15

Tweet In the first of a flurry of Reframing workshops this term, Kaye and I were invited by Catherine Flick to work with 3rd year students from the Faculty of Technology as part of their Research Methods module. Reframing involves … Continue reading

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Mapping your Employability: Frontrunners Creative Workshop 14.9.15

Tweet Thanks to Alice Gibbs, Journalism student and Frontrunner for writing this blog post and sharing images of the Map and Collage she created during the workshop. Studying at University can often feel overwhelming. After deciding what degree course you … Continue reading

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