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LLS share innovative pedagogies: reflections on “Creative approaches to teaching and learning”, DMU Learning and Teaching Conference 12/9/18

Tweet Hello again, In this post, Kaye reflects on our “Creative approaches to teaching and learning” workshop at the recent DMU Learning and Teaching conference: At the DMU Teaching and Learning Conference, 12/09/18 Librarians from Academic Liaison (Anna Richards, Kaye … Continue reading

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Special Issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice 10.02: ‘Parallel Urbanisms: London – Los Angeles’

Tweet Hello again, in this post our Writing PAD friend Harriet Edwards introduces a special issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, guested edited by Harriet, along with Jaspar Joseph-Lester, Norman M. Klein and Simon King: Here, I … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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