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A Writing Course On Your Doorstep!

UoTV3_A4_Portscatho2aRoseland Online has been working with Magda Tyzlik-Carver of the University of Falmouth about an exciting course to be delivered at the Harbour Club in Portscatho in February and March.  You can find all the details of the course below and a full version of the poster here.

Writing course on your doorstep delivered to you by University of the Village.

  • If you are interested in supporting your writing practice or developing it from the scratch,
  • If you want to find out about online writing practices if you want to explore them with others,
  • If you want to create and join a network of peers
  • if you want to actively engage in a research project

To find out more come to the Harbour Club in Portscatho on Monday 26 January, 5.30 – 6pm.

Join University of the Village for 6 writing sessions in February and March 2015 at the Harbour Club. This short writing course will provide opportunities to explore a range of writing practices through mini projects and workshops in the online environment. By using a student centred approach the course aims to provide a range of techniques in writing, collaboration, peer-to-peer support and textual practices whatever form they might take.  The course is at an introductory level and everyone is welcome to join.

University of the Village is a research and educational project run by Falmouth University, which is interested in exploring the potential of superfast broadband for reimagining the relationship between university and rural communities, and directly between these communities. The course will be delivered to three villages in Cornwall and sessions will connect university lecturer with the villages via Superfast link. As part of the research all participants will be asked to respond the a questionnaire at the beginning of the project, and will be invited to a focus group at the end of the project where they will be asked about their experiences related to their participation in the project.

If you are interested in the project but unable to come to this meeting please contact Magda Tyzlik-Carver at Falmouth University to find out more at magda@falmouth.ac.uk

Please note the course will take place on the following dates in the Harbour Club:

Monday 2 February 5.30 – 6.45

Monday 9 February 5.30 – 6.30

Tuesday 17 February 5 – 6pm [session with other villages]

Monday 2 March 5.30 – 6.30

Wednesday 11 March 5 -6 pm [session with other villages]

Wednesday 18 March 5-6 pm [session with other villages]

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1 Comment

  • Dear Magda

    Hi, just read about your writing course but missed deadline on Monday as just come out of hospital. I am very interested but presently house-bound. Any chance I could do this remotely through email?


    Dee Field

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