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Creating Impact

Introduction Recently I have attended a workshop on writing impact statements. In order to practice these skills, I have written this blog post about the impact of the collaborative writing group. The research is based on a collaborative writing group intervention that I have implemented. This is aimed at improvement of the teaching-research nexus, and […]

Reflections on the writing group achievements 2014

Reflection on 2014 2014 concluded with a writing retreat on 12th December in the John Henry Brookes Building (JHBB). Amazingly there were 26 participants. Before a description of what happened in the retreat it seems appropriate to do a round-up of publishing achievements for the year. The group has established a pattern of two retreats a […]

Reflections on writing conferences July 2014

6th ESRC Research Methods Festival, St Catherine’s College, Oxford 8th July 2014 One of the sessions that I attended was ‘Publishing in Journals and Peer review Process’ This was convened by Professor Melanie Nind, University of Southampton and included presentations form Helen Taylor, Taylor & Frances (a publisher’s perspective), Professor Liz Tood, University of Newcastle […]

Writing group meeting minutes Friday 4th July

Present: On campus- Marion, Gail, Rachel, Kathleen & Joe- Via Skype: Claire, Mary & Mamdooh Purpose of meeting- Presentation of Robert Brown’s Eight Questions Abstracts Rachel Hurford, (in dyad with Kathleen Greenway) working title The Most Effective Initiatives that Can be Used to improve Nutrition for Older Hospitatlised Patients. Rachel explained that the impetus for […]

Recording of virtual and international conference on giving feedback to writers online June 26th

Audio-visual recording of conference The link to the recording of today’s conference can be found here Other related links Presenters slides: Teresa Guasch (keynote) Clara O’Shea & Tim Fawns Ros Stuart-Buttle John Hilson Becky Bergman & Paul Anderson Text chat transcription & polls: Chat transcript Poll results George Robert’s live blog on the event http://rworld2.brookesblogs.net/2014/06/26/feedback-online/

Programme now published for the International and Virtual Conference

The Conference themes are: Collaborative online writing, feedback to students and research into online writing environments. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE PROGRAMME 9.30 am-9.45 Welcome and Opening Comments-  Dr Mary Deane, Educational Development Consultant, OCSLD & Marion Waite, Senior Lecturer, University Teaching Fellow, Department of Clinical Health Care, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University. 9.45-10.15. Keynote, Unravelling […]

Giving Feedback to Writers Online. International and Virtual Conference 26th June 2014- 9.30am-2pm BST

This is an online conference which will be delivered via the Adobe Connect Platform. The Conference themes are: Collaborative online writing, feedback to students and research into online writing environments. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE PROGRAMME 9.30 am-9.45 Welcome and Opening Comments-  Dr Mary Deane, Educational Development Consultant, OCSLD & Marion Waite, Senior Lecturer, University Teaching Fellow, Department […]

Writing group minutes 21st March 2014

Present: Mary Deane, Marion Waite, Jacinta Godden, James Okoli, James Whiteside, Dan Butcher & Jo Gower. Apologies, Gail Landsown, Juliet Bostwick,  Sarah Hass, Verna Lavender, Hilary Baker, Rachel Hurford. 1. Catching up with projects. James Okoli has submitted a commentary piece to the Pan African Medical Journal and has been asked to pay a subscription charge of […]

Writing Group Minutes 30th January 2014

Present: Portia Bigger, Juliet Bostwick, Jacinta Godden,  Gail Lansdown, Marion Waite Apologies: Dan Butcher, Hilary Baker, Kathleen Greenway, Joe Butler, Mary Deane, Netta LLoyd Jones, Sarah Hass Update on projects: James has received a rejection from the African Journal of Aids Research but nevertheless has received comprehensive feedback that should enable him to submit to an alternative […]

Meeting notes 29th November

Present: Gail, James O, Joe, Jacinta, Portia, Kathleen,  Rachel,  Sarah (via Skype). Apologies: Mary, Sarah K, Juliet, Dan. Jo. We welcomed two new members, Joe and Rachel. Joe is currently an undergraduate nursing student but is also a published poet and has had feedback from his tutors that his assignments during the first year are […]

Writing group meeting 24th October 2013

Present : Gail ,Marion, Jo, James, Netta, Mary, Sarah H.   The purpose of the meeting was primarily to give Jame’s feedback on the first draft of his proposed journal article. We had agreed to use the Academic Awareness task to structure the task an example can be found here https://docs.google.com/a/brookes.ac.uk/document/d/19m3Dbme3H_RwlO4nOClnFaeAKTZvJET3AVXj5sn0ivA/edit James is planning to submit […]