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April 2016

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Project : CROWD4ROADS (C4Rs)

28th April 2016
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Overview DMLL is a gamification partner in the Crowd4Roads (C4Rs) project – an innovative initiative combining smart sensing, ride sharing and gamification applications to harness collective intelligence for providing open data towards boosting traffic conditions on the continent. The C4Rs project (7 partners, 3 years, worth over €1.5 million) has received funding from the European..

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Blog : It ain’t over till it’s over – Reflections on the Postgraduate Research Journey

18th April 2016

Guest Post written by Federica Jorio PhD in Education and Communication Sciences https://independent.academia.edu/federicajorio   I was in Coventry on April 4th for a challenging and intriguing “experiment”: I met 8 doctoral students from Coventry University @ Jaguar Centre to talk about our situation of “being Ph.D. students” – even if I completed my doctorate last..

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Blog : AERA 2016

18th April 2016
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I have just returned from AERA (American Education Research Conference), Washington DC, 7 – 12th April, 2016 with Jacqui Speculand feeling inspired and invigorated! I presented two papers in the Arts Based Education SIG. The first paper, presented alongside Peter Gouzouasis from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, was an autoethnographic study with the..

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Blog : Reblog: Back to basics with Game Changers

15th April 2016
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Reposted from Sylvester Arnab’s blog   Learning in the 21st century is definitely very hybrid. But there was a time when the interest was very much on the digital side of things, where learning innovation was very technology-driven (general assumptions i know but you get my drift). As mobile phones used to get smaller and..

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Blog : Reblog: Hola Chile!

15th April 2016
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Reblogged from kategreen28.org I think my most commonly used word on my travels to Chile was ‘vamos’ (let’s go in English). So what took me to Chile? Gemma Tombs and I travelled 28 hours to participate in the MUSE project kick-off meeting and it was fabulous. MUSE is an Erasmus+ cofunded project that aims to..

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Archive Event : #disruptivebytes: Disability, Accessibility and Enabling Technologies

6th April 2016 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm

For this Disruptive Bytes the theme will be Disability, Accessibility and Enabling Technologies. This session will explore lessons learnt and existing practices of Hereward College, HandsFree Computing and the Swing project with respect to supporting and enabling people with disability using technologies. The session will also facilitate discussions around the issues of accessibility in teaching..

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Archive Event : Open Med Open Symposium

3rd May 2016 @ 1:30 pm — 16:30pm

The idea of Open Educational Practices and Resources have gained ground over the last decade, attracting the interest and support of many universities along with philanthropic organisations, governmental agencies and public bodies – including UNESCO, the European Commission and the US Department of Education, just to mention a few. This half-day symposium focuses on the..

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Blog : Diary of an Intern: The End of a Semester

4th April 2016
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It has been a very interesting semester. I have contributed where I can, where the time allows. I spend more time in the language department now to pin down the course of the application that is being made. I can see the progress and I can see the metaphorical light at the end of the tunnel. I..

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