Tag Archives: visual learning

‘Creative approaches to science writing’ HEA STEM 2018 31.1.18 Newcastle

Tweet On a bright but freezing morning last week I found myself heading northward to meet up with Writing PAD collaborators Mhairi Morris and Alke Groppel-Wegener.  We were to deliver a workshop on ‘Creative approaches to science writing‘ (p9 of … 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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Dissertation Drawing POD with Arts and Festivals Management Students

Tweet Thanks very much to Jacqui Norton, Senior Lecturer in Arts and Festivals Management, for this blog post: Jacqui attended our Creative Connections event in 2016, and was inspired by Harriet Edwards’ drawing workshop.  She has used Harriet’s techniques, including … 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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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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