Video stories from#Mindbuilder Lego© Serious Play© Competition for Research Students

Hello again, and Happy New Year!  Wishing you all a peaceful and creative 2019. We start the year with some videos of DMU Doctoral College students telling the story of their research via Lego©, as seen at our #Mindbuilder Lego© … Continue reading

#Mindbuilder Lego© Serious Play© Competition for Research Students, DMU Doctoral College 28.11.18

Last week the DMU Doctoral College hosted the first ever (as far as we know!) Lego© Serious Play© competition for research students: #Mindbuilder. Eleven students across all DMU faculties, researching diverse subjects ranging from driverless vehicles to civic entrepreneurship, competed by … Continue reading

LLS share innovative pedagogies: reflections on “Creative approaches to teaching and learning”, DMU Learning and Teaching Conference 12/9/18

Hello again, In this post, Kaye reflects on our “Creative approaches to teaching and learning” workshop at the recent DMU Learning and Teaching conference: At the DMU Teaching and Learning Conference, 12/09/18 Librarians from Academic Liaison (Anna Richards, Kaye Towlson, … Continue reading

Special Issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice 10.02: ‘Parallel Urbanisms: London – Los Angeles’

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 would … Continue reading

“Something just clicked in my head” Workshop at Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 18th September 2018

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 with … Continue reading

Reflections on visual and kinaesthetic staff development sessions at DMU: Introduction to LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

Hello again, For the past 6 months I have been delivering visual, kinaesthetic staff development sessions at DMU epitomising the Writing PAD ‘thinking with the hands’ philosophy.  These are: Introduction to LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, Introduction to Infographics and, starting shortly, … Continue reading