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Project : Shakespeare Week Project

8th February 2017
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Overview The DMLL is working with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) to create an interactive platform that will be used as part of the Shakespeare Week activities that they organise for primary school children. The platform is hosted on MakeWaves, a digital badges platform aimed at children under the age of 13. We have collaborated with SBT and MakeWaves..

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Project : MUSE

22nd June 2016
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Overview MUSE: Modernity & Disability: Ensuring Quality Education for Disabled Students Accessibility of Higher Education Democratisation of HE has helped to ensure a growing trend of increasing enrolment of students with disabilities, although it is still not significant enough in terms of potential numbers. According to the World Health Organisation, 15% of the world’s population..

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Videos / Lost in Disruption? Open Badges

Speakers: Jacqui Speculand & Fiona Harvey Location: The Grass Foreword from Jacqui and Fiona: Open Badges are digital representations of skills and knowledge gained and evidenced by individuals. They can be used for formal and informal education, and are particularly suitable for employability and portfolio evidence. Badges earned can be displayed on the earners social..

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UniverCity Project - DMLL - Coventry University

Project : UniverCity Match-Making Portal

16th May 2016
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Lead Partner Sinead Ouillon Programme Leader the City University Initiative Overview In the context of austerity measures, resulting in reduction of funding by as much as 50% in the City council, focus has moved to the civic role of Universities. It is therefore timely to pilot a new coordinated form of University community engagement that..

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Blog : Reblog: Integrating Open Badges into OTL’s ‘Guide to Campus’ Project

2nd February 2016

The Office of Teaching & Learning is a newly formed department focused on the engagement and experience of Coventry University students. DMLL is currently working with the OTL’s Project Officer, Esmé Spurling, who is leading a new project called ‘Guide to Campus’. The project will connect prospective and current first year undergraduate/postgraduate Chinese students to Coventry..

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Project : Open Badges

28th January 2016
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Overview Open Badges recognise skills and learning through digital certification. Open Badges allow the badge owner to demonstrate achievement and the viewer to see the criteria for the badge. They are becoming increasingly popular as a means of recognising, rewarding and publicising achievements, skills and knowledge. This project is currently investigating the feasibility of using..

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Project : Photobooks: Morocco

15th October 2015
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Overview The book can offer a way to think about time, space, memory and communication – elements that are vital to successful communication through any artist medium. Furthermore it offers a coherent vehicle for communication which is able to travel easily, change hands simply, and pass on ideas fluently. Here, we set out to bring..

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Disrupting the Thesis Project

Project : Disrupting the Thesis

13th July 2015

Overview This exciting pilot project will involve Sociology students working with professional film makers JAM AV to record stories from research participants who are based in Coventry market. Students will get hands on experience of using filming equipment, including recording and editing skills. Students will also develop their communicative, research, and employability skills by exploring..

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SoPI: Student (online) Projects with Industry - Title Graphic

Project : SOPI: Student Online Projects with Industry

13th April 2015
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Overview The project connects over 250 students at level 2 and 3 on Business Administration courses with industry experts to explore the practical application of theory in real world scenarios. The pilot study in 2014 used Twitter to engage 30 students with industry experts to expose the students to real world problems in supply chain..

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