This blog is aimed to challenge our thinking about creative curriculum design. Alternative learning experiences at university.
‘When you open yourself to the view of others it’s a risk. Much like the poem at the end of this post suggests ‘at times we will not open our eyes to see who is dancing amongst the stars with us’.
Thomas Delahunt, Senior Lecturer and Nurturer of the #poeticnursingheart, asks for a student’s view and is amazed by the insight and determined voice that comes back.
We asked a small group of students what made them feel part of the University community, the responses we gathered covered a wide range of areas.
Broadstairs’ student Dan Loveday reveals how working with Partners in Learning allowed him to discover Canterbury and a whole wealth of other students and staff he may have never met.
Monica recounts her experience working with Partners in Learning to create video material for the Learning & Teaching Conference.
If University has ever got too much and you’ve considered giving up, here are some pointers from a current student (who’s felt like that too!) on where to look for help.