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April 2015

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Project : SWING

13th April 2015

Overview SWING; funded by the EU Tempus programme is a collaboration between the UK, Italy, Spain, Greece, Morocco and Egypt and is led by Jacqueline Cawston of the Disruptive Media Learning Lab, Coventry University. The project aims to create sustainable policies in the partner Universities to enable students with disabilities to have equal access to..

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Project : PALS: Pre Arrival Library Support

13th April 2015

Overview The PALS project was a joint venture between the Lanchester Library and the DMLL. It was developed to prepare students for study at Coventry University, helping to manage expectations and ease the transition to studying in UK higher education. We have developed an online multi-media site using WordPress to provide orientation and basic information..

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Shakespeare Disrupted Project

Project : Shakespeare Disrupted

13th April 2015
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Overview Creative (arts-related) approaches to research and educational practice are emerging as an integral component of scholarship in the social sciences, education and humanities (Lea et al., 2011, Barone & Eisner, 2012). Integrating arts-related methods and methodologies within research and education practice brings forth fresh approaches for creatively, enlivening, translating and sharing knowledge with reciprocal..

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Project : Independent Learning (Lynda.com)

13th April 2015
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Overview Lynda.com (www.lynda.com) is an online training platform offering tutorials and full training packages in software, programming, soft skills and a wide range of online programmes and tools. It was used in a small scale trial from January 2015. The pilot trial looked at the use of 60 licenses, primarily used in the Media Department..

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Project : HowCloud

10th April 2015
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Overview This project, whilst supported by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab, was undertaken and managed by Trevor Hawkes and Mark Hodds of sigma in Coventry University. HowCloud is a browser-based platform that offers students support with mathematics and statistics off-campus and out-of-hours. Quite often, students who have difficulties in mathematics also do not have the..

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Project : Google Classroom

10th April 2015
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Overview This project considered the use of the Google Apps for Education suite, including Google Classroom as an alternative space for learning, teaching and collaboration. Google Apps are widely used across the institution by students and staff as a means of collaborating and sharing work. The Classroom provides a closed online space in which staff..

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Project : Pergamon

10th April 2015
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Overview DMLL and SGI are partners in the H2020 PERGAMON project which aims to create a framework that will facilitate commercial partnerships between providers of innovative ICT technologies on the supply side and the creative industry operating in the field of serious games on the demand side. Specifically, the PERGAMON project will create an innovative..

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Project : Lanchester Interactive Archive

10th April 2015
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Overview Visit the project website at www.lanchesterinteractive.org The Lanchester Collection held at Coventry University library is the biggest source of Lanchester information in the world and with the help of Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) we aim to preserve and disseminate the heritage and astonishing achievements of Dr Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946), one of Britain’s greatest engineers and..

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Project : Music Improvisation Research Synthesis

10th April 2015
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Overview A Qualitative Research Synthesis (QRS) examining musical improvisation as part of music therapy practice. This QRS is the first international study of its kind to profile the increasing range of qualitative research evidence authored by music therapists about musical improvisation in therapy settings. QRS provides integrated forms of knowledge and means of making connections..

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Project : Library Spatial Practices

10th April 2015
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Overview Research project on how Coventry University’s Lanchester Library learning spaces are used.         Project Timeline: Start date October 2014 End date TBC Status Ongoing.   Associated Faculties, Schools and/or Course(s): Faculty of Arts and Humanities Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Faculty of Business and Law..

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