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Archive Event : Digital Expo 2!

October 21 @ 12:00 am — 15:00pm

Digital Expo 2! will be held on Saturday 21st October 2017 in Coventrys Central Library. The event is open to all and encourages digital engagement. The Beyond Flipped team will be bringing along LEGO Mindstorm Robots to teach children (and adults) how to code. Through the power of LEGO, you will overcome a series of..

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Archive Event : Serious games and Key Trends for the Healthcare Sector

October 11 @ 2:00 pm — 16:00pm

SIGN UP HERE Date: 11th October Time: 14:00 – 16:00 Where:  DMLL 3rd Floor Lanchester Library (The Grass)   Overview The Workshop on ‘Serious games and Key Trends for the Healthcare Sector’ aims to discuss the opportunities and challenges for adopting software applications / serious games and other technologies to improve healthcare provision. Current advancements in healthcare have..

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Blog : Supporting the Post Graduate Review Period

22nd September 2017

The CU SPRINT process has been used a number of times for module and course development. From our first course design SPRINT with the School of Humanities through to module design SPRINTs for the School of Media and Performing Arts, feedback from academics and others involved has been glowing. Yesterday, we challenged ourself to deliver..

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Blog : Pilot stage of Digital Leaders coming to an end

3rd August 2017
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The pilot year of the Digital Leaders project has come to an end, so I thought I would write a short summary to highlight the successes. Our initial two weeks of workshops, which ran in November 2016, and covered various topics related to digital fluency attracted 41 students to attend. From the workshops we had..

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Blog : Visit to MediaLab UGR

19th July 2017

This June I had the pleasure to spend one week at the MediaLab of the University of Granada (Spain), so I could get to know in more detail the impressive catalogue of initiatives they have developed in their still short – but already very intense – history.   The ultimate goal of MediaLab UGR is “to..

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Archive Event : European Literacy Network Training Event

September 4 @ 9:30 am — 13:00pm

The DMLL will be hosting a Training School (TS) of the European Literacy Network (ELN) in September (4th-6th), with a special focus on approaches to assessing literacy skills in a digital world. The three-day TS will include a variety of presentations, round-table discussions, poster exhibitions and workshops aiming to both share expertise and envision new..

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Blog : Training Sixth Forms to Use LEGO

12th July 2017

Thanks to the excellent work of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), I recently had the opportunity to train staff from two local sixth form colleges in the use of LEGO as a teaching delivery tool. Twelve staff members from Cadburys Sixth Form College and King Edward VI College visited the DMLL to explore..

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Blog : LEGO Lands at CU London

12th July 2017
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Last week, Alan and myself took a day trip down to the CU London Campus, near Liverpool Street Station. With a suitcase full of LEGO in tow, and a heap of enthusiasm we arrived bright and early at Coventry Railway Station to be faced with a one hour delay – on the plus side, a..

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Blog : Celebrating the end of term with the Arts Gymnasium participants!

5th July 2017

Katherine Wimpenny, Lead Researcher Arts Gymnasium,  On 4th July participants from across all the Arts Gymnasium weekly workshops taking place in Coventry, came to the DMLL for an end of term sharing event.   This was the first occasion in which the project participants shared aspects of their creative work in front of peers, family..

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