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

500 word club dates – Spring 2018

The 500 Word Club dates: Writing Strategies – 2 February 2017 9 February 2017 – optional Getting Things Done – 16 February 2017 23 February 2017 – optional Coming Up With Ideas – 2 March 2017 9 March 2017 – optional … Continue reading

ARCLIB Workshop#2: ‘Creativity as a vehicle for learning’ London College of Communication 28.11.17

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 encouraged … Continue reading

ARCLIB Workshop#1: ‘Creativity as a vehicle for learning’ London College of Communication 28.11.17

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: On … Continue reading

Dissertation Drawing POD with Arts and Festivals Management Students

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 drawing … Continue reading