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Using Mind Mapping Software to teach Academic Writing

Tweet Thanks to Emily Forster, Lecturer in the Centre for Learning and Study Support at DMU for this blog post: I have used mind maps and mind mapping software in my own writing since I was a student and it … 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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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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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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Surviving the ‘Attraction’ of Visual Research- Annette Crisp- Social Scientist

Tweet Thanks to Annette Crisp, Senior Lecturer in Health & Life Sciences for this blog post: Hi everyone and thanks for reading this Blog post which is based on my experiences of using Visual media to plot, analyse and interpret … 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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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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