Tag Archives: play

“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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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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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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Call for Practice: ReGenring Academic Writing and Assessment June 21st NTU

Tweet Thanks to Alke Groppel-Wegener for sharing this information about the Regenring conference and call for practice, as discussed at our East Midlands Writing PAD forum (see previous post). Have you moved away from using formal academic writing in your … Continue reading

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East Midlands Writing PAD Forum 13th February 2017

Tweet On the 13th February we were reunited with our Writing PAD friends from the region in the relaxed surroundings of the DMU staff common room.  It’s been a while since we last met, so we had lots to catch … 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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