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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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Book Review: Writing Essays by Pictures – a Workbook, by Alke Groppel-Wegener

Tweet Thanks to Emily Forster, Lecturer in the Centre for Learning and Study Support at DMU for this book review:   This is a highly original study skills book. It looks more like an activity book than a book about … Continue reading

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Creative PGR Workshops at DMU-1st Workshop Wednesday 30th November 10-1.00

Tweet Following on from our successful Creative Connections event in July 2016, East Midlands Writing PAD are pleased to present a series of termly workshops for DMU Postgraduate Research Students building on the themes of visual, tactile and creative research … Continue reading

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Call for contributions: The Power of Play in Higher Education

Tweet Is anyone is interested in contributing to a global collection of HE practices around playful pedagogies?  Our Writing PAD colleague Dr Alison James, Head of Learning and Teaching, University of Winchester and Chrissi Nerantzi, Principal Lecturer in Academic CPD, … 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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Creative Connections 5th July at DMU (2): the video!

Tweet This is the second blog post based on our Creative Connections event for postgraduate researchers: this time we are letting the video tell the story… First of all, here’s the keynote speech from Julia Lockheart, director of Writing PAD: … 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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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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Creative Connections: DMU Postgraduate Research & Writing Conference

Tweet On Tuesday 5th July East Midlands Writing PAD will be holding a Creative Connections event at DMU: a day of creative, playful workshops including collaborative writing, drawing, lego and collage. Creative Connections will offer DMU Postgraduate Research students and … 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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