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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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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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Programme for Postgraduate Creative Connections event at DMU 5th July 2016

Tweet The final programme, speaker biographies and workshop outlines for our Postgraduate Research and Writing Conference at DMU on Tuesday 5th July are now available – there are just a few spaces left… Final programme Creative Connections 5 July 2016 … Continue reading

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The Centrality of the Body to Learning and Teaching, NTU, July 8th, 2016

Tweet On July 8th, 2016, our East Midlands Writing PAD colleague Lisa Clughen is running an event at Nottingham Trent university and funded by the HEA to explore the centrality of the body to learning and teaching. Booking is now … 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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HEA Inspire Conference 3rd-4th March 2016

Tweet It’s been a while since our last post, but we’re back with a review of Writing PAD’s recent trip to the seaside…   The HEA Arts & Humanities conference took place earlier this month in sunny and sparkling Brighton. … Continue reading

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