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July 2015

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Light Bites

Light Bites is a series of lunchtime workshops exploring technology and how it can be used to support our teaching practice. Facilitated by Ian Upton (Academic Development), each workshop session will focus on a specific technology or application. We will explore what it can do and discuss how we might use it. Light Bites assumes no..

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Light Bites / #4 Evernote

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A powerful notetaker with portfolio potential… Evernote is a powerful application able to create notes and shareable notebooks. In this session we explore Evernotes potential as a tool for creating student portfolio. To get the most out of this session we recommend you create a free Evernote account and download the application on to your..

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The Team / Alison Rowland

Alison Rowland

Senior Project Manager I’ve worked in lots of different educational settings from primary to further education as a teacher, assessor and manager, and in the public sector as a research, evaluation, strategy and project manager.  My job at DMLL is to have an overview of the projects and activities, and to ensure the team runs..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Air Play in the Classroom

6th August 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm
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Sharing work in the classroom… Airplay is a technology which enables broadcasting from smartphones, tablets and laptops to classroom screens. In this session we demonstrate the technology and discuss how it might be useful in a classroom environment where students can share resources and engage in group discussion. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Thursday August 6th. DMLL Teaching..

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Light Bites / #3 WordPress

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A powerful tool for evidencing study? WordPress is an established and powerful online tool. But to the novice it can appear intimidating and counterintuitive. In this session we deconstruct what WordPress can do and consider it as a tool for the creation of online portfolio. Please note. This is not an in-depth session on the..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Twitter

4th August 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm
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Microblogging In the classroom… Twitter is a venerable social media that has gained real popularity over the last few years. In this session we look at Twitter and how, using hashtags, it can be useful for disseminating and sharing thoughts and resources in a learning environment. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Tuesday August 4th. DMLL Teaching (Third..

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Blog : Diary of an Intern: Week 3 – Micromanager at Large

27th July 2015
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The past week has been surprise after surprise. My line manager is away at a work event, two testers were introduced to me, and I felt the work I had done was just a skeleton, ready for context to be added, so that users of the app will know what to do with it! I had to..

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Blog : Now Hiring: Two Research Assistants Wanted!

24th July 2015
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Two exciting Research Assistant posts in the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University have arisen. We are looking for two dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with good research experience (preferably in the higher education sector) to support the Co-directors of the lab, Senior Research Fellows and Disruptive Media Learning Specialist across a range of initiatives…

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Light Bites / #2 Adobe Voice

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Digital Storytelling made easy… Digital Storytelling is a powerful way to enable students to engage and articulate thoughts and ideas. In this session we will explore how Adobe Voice can enable students to mix voice, images and text to create and publish narrative video sequences in a very straightforward and intuitive way. To make the most..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Evernote

30th July 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm
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A powerful notetaker with portfolio potential… Evernote is a powerful application able to create notes and shareable notebooks. In this session we explore Evernotes potential as a tool for creating student portfolio. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Thursday July 30th. DMLL Teaching (Third floor of The Library). Book Your Place To book without using the new system, please..

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