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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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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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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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Reframing our approach to scientific writing

Tweet Thanks to Dr Mhairi Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at DMU for this blog post.   I was introduced to WritingPAD at a PGCertHE session in the 2014/15 academic year where Julia and Kaye worked with the group … Continue reading

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Exploring 3rd Year Essay Topics in Interior Design: another day, another Reframing Workshop…5.11.15

Tweet For the 3rd year in a row, Rebecca Graaff asked Writing PAD (Julia & Kaye) to work with her Interior Design students to develop ideas for their final year essays. Again, the Reframing technique was used, with students working … Continue reading

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Reframing 3rd Year Project Topics: Workshop in Faculty of Technology 22.10.15

Tweet In the first of a flurry of Reframing workshops this term, Kaye and I were invited by Catherine Flick to work with 3rd year students from the Faculty of Technology as part of their Research Methods module. Reframing involves … Continue reading

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