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My ‘Brain Pickings’ Favourite @brainpicker

I follow a myriad of pages and groups online perpetually looking for ideas, incentives, challenges and anything and everything that could inform my work. One of my favourites is: http://www.brainpickings.org/ The ten rules for teachers and students easily translate into the context of higher education. The picture below is from the latest blog-post. I believe […]

Initial Reflections: Creative & Academic Writing

Initial Reflections … on using creative writing to prepare honours students for their project. Today I used the creative writing exercise from my previous post with a group of 4th year students in preparation for their honour’s year project and dissertation. The exercise induced much stronger cognitive dissonance (I just leave it at that for […]