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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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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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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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Creative Connections 5th July at DMU (1): a postgraduate research student perspective

Tweet On the 5th July East Midlands Writing PAD held their first event for DMU postgraduate research students: Creative Connections.  Here’s the first of our blog posts about the day: more to follow, including some video clips featuring the workshops … 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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Programme for Postgraduate Creative Connections event at DMU 5th July 2016

Tweet The final programme, speaker biographies and workshop outlines for our Postgraduate Research and Writing Conference at DMU on Tuesday 5th July are now available – there are just a few spaces left… Final programme Creative Connections 5 July 2016 … 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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HEA Inspire Conference 3rd-4th March 2016

Tweet It’s been a while since our last post, but we’re back with a review of Writing PAD’s recent trip to the seaside…   The HEA Arts & Humanities conference took place earlier this month in sunny and sparkling Brighton. … 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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