Upcoming event: The power of narrative in higher education – 9 July

Graham Holden, is making a welcome return to SHU on 9 July for a short ‘Forum on the Fringe’ session on the power of storytelling for individuals, teams and organisations. Graham will be sharing some storytelling case studies, exploring the impact of stories, and giving us some tips and techniques for developing strong narratives. Limited places – book yours now!

Writing circles and retreats as tools for enhancing student’s writing: ‘Will there be a writing circle soon? They’ve really helped with my grades’

          Strand Student attainment Type Campfire Learning Objective(s) This session will provide information and reflections on a pilot to support disciplinary writing. This project was developed to increase student academic literacy with a specific focus on including students from a widening participation background (e.g. BME/first generation). The project focused on supporting…

The Experiment- Writing Forum: in tempore feedback on writing to support student learning with both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Along with the following slides please refer to Michele’s writing forum feedback notes         Strand Student attainment Type Campfire Learning Objective(s) appreciate the benefits of this Writing Forum mode from students for their academic writing understand how coaching  in this manner can benefit  the student writer understand how this Writing Forum mode…

‘Shut Up and Write!’ is back!

Sometimes, writing is a lonely task. When progress is slow, it can leave us feeling overwhelmed and unappreciated. Coupled with the frustration that we just can’t find time in our hectic schedules to tackle it, it is not unusual to feel negatively about the whole experience of writing. If you are feeling this way, perhaps you’d benefit from…

Shut Up and Write!

Sometimes, writing is a lonely task. When progress is slow, it can leave us feeling overwhelmed and unappreciated. Coupled with the frustration that we just can’t find time in our hectic schedules to tackle it, it is not unusual to feel negatively about the whole experience of writing. If you are feeling this way, perhaps you’d benefit from…

Upcoming Event: Let’s get writing! A practical approach to help your students succeed with higher level academic writing

Many students find it challenging to compose a coherent piece of academic writing, using the information that they have found in journal articles, textbooks and other sources. If you are looking for ways to assist your students with the organisation and fluency of their writing, this session will help. You will be able to experience a number…