Combines free-association collage and reflective SWOT analysis. Develops self-reflection skills, empowers learners via awareness of strengths, builds academic confidence and sense of belonging via connection with others.
Visualising topics via drawing using methods such as visual mapping, comparisons and storytelling. Builds communication skills, helps with articulation of ideas and provides basis for peer discussion.
Participants are guided through a series of exercises using Lego bricks, moving from individual to group models, and from literal models to metaphorical ones. Develops team working skills, builds sense of belonging, creative thinking and empathy.
A visual tool involving a staged interrogation of a topic on one sheet of paper: a structured form of mind mapping. Builds confidence in academic writing, develops research skills, offers opportunities for peer learning and fosters critical and creative thinking.