Tag Archives: visual learning

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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Infographics: the power of visual presentation – PGR Workshop with Lulu Pinney 8th March 2017

Tweet Thanks to Kaye for this blog post about her experiences at our recent PGR workshop on Infographics at DMU…   Attending Lulu Pinney’s Infographics workshop organised by Julia Reeve of DMU Writing PAD on 8th March 2017 proved to … 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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Creative Teaching Double Bill, Manchester, 5th May, led by NTFs Andrew Walsh and Alke Groppel-Wegener

Tweet Thanks to our friend Alke for telling us about this event in Manchester on the 5th May:   Bookings are now open for a Creative Teaching Double Bill of workshops on 5th May in Manchester led by two National … 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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New Writing-PAD workshop! Thinking Through Genre, November 8th 2016

Tweet Our East Midlands Writing PAD colleague Alke Groppel-Wegener announces a new workshop: Thinking-Through-Genre: exploring genre as pedagogical resource Come and join us on November 8th 2016 at Middleport Pottery in Longport (near Stoke-on-Trent) to find out about using genre … 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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Vitae 2016 conference workshop: “Visualising research using infographics” 13th September 2016

Tweet Thanks to Dr Mhairi Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at DMU, for this blog post:   A seedling of an idea and a new collaboration I have worked with Julia and Kaye previously delivering a workshop to 2nd … 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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