The Case for One to One – Turner Revisited

Back in 2011, the book Learning Development in Higher Education was published. Over five sections and nineteen chapters, it explored various facets of the newly emerging field of Learning Development - what it was, how it was practised, the benefits it could bring. In one of these chapters, Judy Turner made the case for one … Continue reading The Case for One to One – Turner Revisited

Embedded workshops – the good, the bad and the ugly

Today's post is more of a messy, confessional, washing-the-dirty-laundry-in-public kind of post, because this is the time of year when we LDers are up to the eyeballs in demand, the start of term is forever ago and it's too long til Christmas! My old ballroom dance teacher used to say that when you're practising and … Continue reading Embedded workshops – the good, the bad and the ugly

A Mystical Strategy for Research Projects

Back in the mists of time, when my research field was medieval mystical literature for laywomen (alright, so not exactly what my school careers adviser would have wanted for me), two of the key concepts I would encounter in the accounts of those fourteenth-century mystically inclined writers were The Cloud of Unknowing and the Dark Night … Continue reading A Mystical Strategy for Research Projects