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February 2015

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Blog : Self-Explanation of Proofs

27th February 2015

Mark Hodds from Sigma (Coventry University’s Maths and Statistics support centre) is working with Roy Bhakta, Senior Research Assistant, and Jonathan Worth, Principal Project Lead, to develop ‘self-explanation training’. This seeks to support students in confidently understanding and developing mathematical proofs. It is understood that undergraduate mathematics students struggle with mathematical proofs (see Weber, 2010 for example). Being able..

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Blog : Book Launch: A Practical Guide to Arts Related Research

13th February 2015
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Book Cover - A Practical Guide to Arts-Related Research

On 29th January, the DMLL was host to Maggi Savin-Baden and Katherine Wimpenny’s book ‘A Practical Guide to Arts Related Research‘. As a celebration of its publication, Maggi and Katherine wanted to invite academics and artists to come listen to their reasoning behind the book and its importance to their practice as researchers. Katherine, Maggi..

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Archive Event : DMLL Pitching Session

25th February 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm

Come bring your disruptive ideas to improve the way you teach and learn. Tell us about your project; why it excites you; and, how can we support you? Contact Kate for more information

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The Team / Debra James

Debra james

Project and Community Development Officer My background is in the education sector, prior to working at the university I coordinated training events both in the UK and internationally. I enjoy connecting people and working in creative environments, which is what working within the DMLL, allows me to do. I studied fashion design and am passionate..

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Blog : Spatiality and Disruption

10th February 2015

A collaborative project between the Disruptive Media Learning Lab and the Frederick Lanchester Library in which the lab is situated. Researcher Gemma has been working with Librarian Kirsty Kift to analyse students’ educational practices in the  Library and how these are informed by the design of the Library space, particularly in the Disruptive Media Learning..

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Collection / Banned Books

The introductory exhibition for the DMLL was suitably focused on ‘disruptive’ materials. In this case it was literature in the form of books and graphic novels. Spanning decades, genres and formats the aim of the exhibition was to highlight the reasons many items were banned for a variety of reasons such as political, sexual and..

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Blog : Site-Specific Projections

3rd February 2015

In this Research and Development (R&D) project we will explore teaching and learning techniques using live mobile outdoor projections of information (text, still and moving image) in situ on specific historic buildings and sites. Helen Keegan, Principal Project Lead at the DMLL, is working with Adrian Palka from Coventry School of Art and Design (CSAD) who..

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