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June 2017

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Blog : Flipping the University with L·E·A·R·N

23rd June 2017
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Yesterday, at the Coventry University Creating Better Futures Conference, I ran a workshop for academics and teaching staff on how to flip their classrooms. I had just forty minutes to work with the members of staff to explain the University definition of flipped learning, and explore ways in which to flip sessions and courses themselves…

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Blog : Find us at the CU Staff Conference!

21st June 2017

The DMLL team will be out and about at the Coventry University Staff Conference celebrating this year’s themes of Achievement, Equality and Diversity! Find us Thursday and Friday at the Lab stand and at various sessions happening through out the two days. Tweet us: @disrupt_learn #CovUniCBF17 Thursday: 10.20 – 11.00am (EC1 23) – Oliver Wood – Flip the..

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Visiting Fellows / Thom Cochrane

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Thomas Cochrane is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in educational Technology at AUT University’s Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT). In 2011 he was awarded as an Ascilite Fellow http://ascilite.org/awards/ascilite-fellows/. His research interests include mobile learning, social software (web 2.0), communities of practice, and the scholarship of technology enhanced learning (SOTEL). His PHD thesis..

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Blog : Lets Get Mindstorming with LEGO

12th June 2017
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On Friday, Alan Richards and myself took a trip to Earlsdon Library, Coventry. Loaded up with LEGO Mindstorm robotics kits, we kicked off a series of Code Club sessions the DMLL are helping run. The sessions are designed to allow children to explore and experiment with coding and robotics, inspiring the future generations to study..

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Event : Transport Research Workshop

July 3 @ 2:00 pm — 16:00pm
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This three part workshop will explore Crowd and citizen driven solutions for transport and mobility, bringing together Coventry University and Coventry City Council to discuss new and existing projects and initiatives being developed locally. DMLL – Current outcomes from the Crowd4Roads project Coventry City Council  – This talk will concentrate on current needs and focus on transport in the..

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Blog : Domain, Paper, Scissors: a new tool for the CU Domain of One’s Own iniative

7th June 2017
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Originally posted here June 7th 2017 On designing a new paper-based tool for Coventry University’s Domain of One’s Own initiative at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. I’ve designed a new paper-based tool to guide students and staff through the initial steps of considering the potentials for building their own website using WordPress. The tool has the..

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Blog : Coventry.Domains toolkit

7th June 2017
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Last Monday we tried out for the first time our brand new paper-based toolkit designed to facilitate Coventry.Domains introductory workshops. The toolkit, designed by Lauren Heywood, aims to help academics and students plan the design of their own websites and it covers all the basic elements to be taken into account when planning the development of..

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Blog : Audrey Watters’ visit and 7/4/17 DMLL unSymposium

7th June 2017
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During the first week of April it was our pleasure to have Audrey Watters (http://hackeducation.com/) as a Visiting Fellow at DMLL. Audrey is a journalist and independent scholar specialising in the political economy of educational technologies. Her work focuses on the interplay between politics, pedagogy, business, culture, technology and educational institutions. Since 2010 she has..

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Digital Literacy / Design Your Own Domain: Plan your WordPress site with paper

Overview ‘Design Your Own Domain: Plan your WordPress site with paper’ has been designed by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL) to support staff and students to plan the structure of their websites as part of the CU Domain of One’s Own initiative. The tool provides a printable, offline means of introducing students and staff..

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