Tag Archives: creativity

“Something just clicked in my head” Workshop at Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 18th September 2018

Tweet Hello again, It’s been a hectic month for DMU Writing PAD: with many workshops and events to be squeezed in before the start of term.  Last week I was at the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference, running a workshop … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Intention: critical creativity in the classroom’

Tweet It’s been a busy time for Writing PAD East Midlands, what with some pedagogic speed-dating at DMU’s Festival of Teaching and a visit to the Playful Learning SIG meeting at the University of Leicester. We’re back with a review … Continue reading

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‘Creative approaches to science writing’ HEA STEM 2018 31.1.18 Newcastle

Tweet On a bright but freezing morning last week I found myself heading northward to meet up with Writing PAD collaborators Mhairi Morris and Alke Groppel-Wegener.  We were to deliver a workshop on ‘Creative approaches to science writing‘ (p9 of … Continue reading

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ARCLIB Workshop#2: ‘Creativity as a vehicle for learning’ London College of Communication 28.11.17

Tweet Our second blog post inspired by Kaye’s ARCLIB workshop is from Information Librarian at the University of Bath, Tamsin Reilly: Having only recently started as an Information Librarian for Engineering and Design at the University of Bath, I was … Continue reading

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ARCLIB Workshop#1: ‘Creativity as a vehicle for learning’ London College of Communication 28.11.17

Tweet Happy New Year from Writing PAD East Midlands! We kick off 2018 with a pair of guest blog posts, both based on Kaye’s recent ARCLIB Workshop. The first is from Megyn Luscott, Information Librarian at the University of Bath: … Continue reading

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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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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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