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Blog : A Students’ Thoughts on LEGO

28th April 2017
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Recently a second year Interior Architecture and Design Student, William Mansell, came in to the office to use LEGO as part of his Final Major Project. We asked William to share his thoughts and this is what he said; As an Interior Architecture and Design student, the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University invited..

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Blog : Playing LEGO with the Centre for Global Engagement

25th April 2017
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On the 27th of March the GameChangers team hosted in the Disruptive Media Learning Lab the full team from the Centre for Global Engagement who, as a consequence of a phase of organisational transition in their area, asked us to support them in generating a Mission Statement and a discussion of Values through accessible and..

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Blog : Katherine and Sarah attend National Strategy Partner Forum in Palestine as part of OpenMed

25th April 2017

  National Strategy Partner Forum We have just been on a National Strategy Partner Forum https://openmedproject.eu/results/national-oer-strategy-forums/ to Palestine as part of the OpenMed project https://openmedproject.eu The meeting was attended by academics from Birzeit University, An-Najah University, Hebron University and The Open University of Palestine as well as a representative from the Ministry of Education for..

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Blog : Game Changers goes to Malaysia

24th April 2017
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From the 4th to the 18th of August 2017, the Game Changers programme will be taking another road trip. The destination? Malaysia. Sylvester Arnab and Luca Morini will be travelling to work with the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak as part of the CreativeCulture (NEWTON) programme.  CreativeCulture (NEWTON) aims to expand the programme to address educational challenges within the context of..

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Blog : DMLL Hosts #CovMayor Debate

19th April 2017
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Yesterday the DMLL played host to a live BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio debate between the five running candidates for the Mayor of the West Midlands. From 3PM onwards Phil Upton broadcast live from the DMLL Meeting Room before joining a live audience of 100 people in the DMLL Open Cafe to discuss why people..

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Blog : Submit your domain to the CU DoOO Awards!

11th April 2017
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  We want to celebrate the work of the Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) Community at Coventry University. Because of this, we are launching the Coventry.Domains Awards! Found a useful way of embedding your domain into your teaching? Think your site looks amazing? Do you have engaging featured content? Have you managed to adopt a..

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Blog : Four Dimensional Learning: Corpus Christi School Visit

31st March 2017
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Yesterday Debra James and myself went to Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School on a fact finding mission around their four dimensional learning space. Corpus Christi offers provision for students from Nursery through to Year 6, and aims to provide a holistic and interactive learning experience for students from the community. Whilst Corpus Christi does a..

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Blog : Visiting Fellow: Audrey Watters

20th March 2017
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The DMLL is excited to welcome its next visiting fellow! Audrey Watters is a writer who focuses on education and technology — the relationship between politics, pedagogy, business, culture, and ed-tech. She has worked in the education field for over 15 years: teaching, researching, organising, and project-managing. Although she was two chapters into her dissertation (on..

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Blog : Now Hiring: Research Associate Wanted!

21st February 2017
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The DMLL is looking to recruit an experienced Research Associate to support the Lab’s Horizon 2020 BEACONING Project. The Research Associate will undertake and play a lead role in the research, development and evaluation of pervasive and gamified approaches for the Horizon 2020 BEACONING Project (Beaconing.eu), which will include designing and developing pervasive and gamified learning scenarios..

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Blog : Coriolanus Online wins the Reimagine Education Arts & Humanities gold award

18th December 2016
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Coriolanus Online, the first stage of the DMLL-supported Telepresence in Theatre Project, has received the gold award in the Arts & Humanities category of the third annual Reimagine Education Awards, a yearlong global competition designed to uncover transformative initiatives across the Higher Education sector. The competition, which is known as the Oscars of HE, attracted 807 submissions from 56..

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