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Blog : Open Med goes to Jordan

10th March 2017
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Sarah Merry and Daniel Villar-Onrubia recently returned from a National Partner Forum meeting in Jordan. This was an extremely fruitful meeting, with attendees from Europe and from Egypt, Morocco and Palestine as well as Jordan. Sarah and Daniel presented on the work completed by the Coventry team so far, which includes the Compendium of Case Studies..

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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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Blog : Yes we can Inchallah: Morocco OER Strategy Forum

12th December 2016

Reposted from the blog of Open Knowledge International‘s Open Education Working Group By Daniel Villar-Onrubia & Javiera Atenas This week we had the opportunity to participate in the Morocco OER Strategy Forum hosted by Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech as part of the OpenMed project. We spent two very inspiring days learning with the OpenMed colleagues..

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Blog : Arts Gymnasium: A project which aims to use theatre, drama and arts based activities to raise general levels of health and well-being

4th November 2016

Earlier in October we celebrated the launch of the Arts Gymnasium project. The project, supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, is work in partnership between the Belgrade Theatre, Age UK Coventry and Coventry University. The project uses theatre and arts activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of people living in..

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Project : We Have A Situation: Coventry!

4th November 2016

Overview We Have A Situation:Coventry! is a DMLL project involving Helen Varley Jamieson, a media artist, playwright, performer, director and producer and the ‘International Artist in Residence’ 2016, in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities (FAH), at Coventry University from November 17 – 24th. During the residency period, coordinated by Rachelle Vader Knowles, Helen led..

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Project : CU Domains of One’s Own

26th September 2016
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Overview Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) initiatives allow students and faculty to register a subdomain (or buy a separate domain) and associate it with hosted web space offered by their universities for free. After leaving university, users have the choice to download a backup of their files and data that may be restored using the..

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Blog : Ready to become a Digital Leader?

26th September 2016
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Digital Leaders is a new and exciting opportunity for Coventry University students to develop digital skills and learn techniques to pass those skills on to others. No matter whether you already are digital savvy or not, enrolled in a undergraduate or a postgraduate course, applications from any students eager to increase their own understanding of the digital..

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Videos / An Interview with Beck Stewart

  About Beck Stewart is an active community member of the DMLL, previously pitching a collaborative project idea with her colleague about and Open Badges. The DMLL adopted these project ideas partnering with Becks to support and develop the two ideas further. Beck began testing and Open Badging within her classrooms with positive..

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Blog : Life as an Activator – Interview with Graduate Lauren Heywood

17th August 2016
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Lauren Heywood graduated in 2014 from her Fine Art degree, and has been working at the DMLL since May 2015. We met up with our Graduate Activator as she lifts the lid on what life is like working within the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. Being at the forefront of teaching innovation, we figured the best..

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White Papers / (Online) Learning Spaces


Author: Jacqui Speculand Foreword: In the spirit of openness, these papers are designed to be fluid in nature, and evolve over time. With this in mind, we encourage you to leave notes, write response posts, and share this paper. The use of technology in learning, and the implementation of web-based learning environments, enhance and extend traditional..

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