Tag Archives: reflection

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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“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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Evolution of an Infographic

Tweet Thanks to Jillian Pawlyn, DMU Senior Lecturer – Learning Disabilities, for this blog post.  Jillian uses the What, So What, Now What? framework to reflect on the development of an infographic, following an ‘Introduction to Infographics’ workshop delivered by … Continue reading

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Meditating on LEGO®: Drop-in Mindfulness sessions for DMU Library and Learning Staff

Tweet Thanks to my DMU CLaSS colleague Tracy Slawson for her contribution to this blog post. Mindfulness might not be the first thing you think of when faced with a pile of LEGO®, but the two things are surprisingly compatible!  … Continue reading

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Swollage (SWOT + Collage) for Medical Science students: a lecturer’s perspective

Tweet Thanks to Zoe Redshaw, Lecturer in Medical Science, for this blog post about the Swollage workshop that Kaye and I have developed with her and run during the past 2 academic years: Getting first year undergraduate students to recognise … 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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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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