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Bringing an Interactive Physical Workshop into a Synchronous Digital Space

Thursday, 10 October, 2019 - 14:20

Find Your Startup Idea Workshop: Blackboard Collaborate, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning By Robert Pembleton, Enterprise Officer at Edinburgh Innovations My job is endlessly rewarding. I have the privilege of working with University students who are looking to become entrepreneurs, often bringing to the table some really exciting, innovative, and delightfully preposterous ideas. Sometimes, however, …

I’m Not Racist But…

Thursday, 26 September, 2019 - 09:56

by John Moriarty, originally published here . 2019 Festival of Creative Learning, I’m not racist, but…: Challenging prejudice and unconscious bias Maybe you cringed a little at the title. Maybe you thought, ‘Oh boy, there’s no good way to follow that.’ Perhaps you finished it off yourself somehow. My thought was something along the lines …

Thinking Outside the Tutorial [and the PALs room]

Thursday, 19 September, 2019 - 11:13

2019 Festival of Creative Learning, Engaging the Disengaged: Creative Facilitation in the Tutorial by Anita Lekova The idea for this event conceived on a blustery Scottish evening under the dim lights in the DHT underground cafe. The idea was simple: to have a space for peer leaders and tutors to connect over the material they …

Creative Writing and Archive Records

Thursday, 12 September, 2019 - 13:12

2019 Festival of Creative Learning: Creative Writing and the Archive, Finding Inspiration in Asylum Records In this week’s post Access Officer Louise shares her experience of hosting a creative writing workshop… As part of the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning, I helped run a creative writing workshop that invited students to learn about the history …