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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 : A Home Educator’s Thoughts on Mission Shakespeare

2nd May 2017
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We recently received fantastic feedback from a home educator who contacted Makewaves to let them know of their experience using Mission Shakespeare. It’s great to hear of people’s experiences and the impact of Mission Shakespeare. I thought the Shakespeare badges were terrific and am really excited when partners make new badges available aligned with topical news,..

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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
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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 Domain 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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