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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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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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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 Lynda.com and Open Badges. The DMLL adopted these project ideas partnering with Becks to support and develop the two ideas further. Beck began testing Lynda.com and Open Badging within her classrooms with positive..

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Books / Open Education: A Study in Disruption

Open Education: A Study in Disruption

By Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Gary Hall, Ted Byfield, Shaun Hides and Simon Worthington Open Education explores the disruption of the traditional university as a result of the increasingly widespread provision of free online open education. Summary: What for decades could only be dreamt of is now almost within reach: the widespread provision of free online..

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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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Videos / Lost in Disruption? Reclaiming Innovation: Brian Lamb

Speaker: Brian Lamb Location: The Grass Foreword from Brian: It has been an angst-filled few years for educational technology as a field. The entrenchment of the enterprise virtual learning environment as institutional hegemon. The pounding waves of hype and profit driven innovations keeping educators off-balance, always responding to the latest breathless claims, and fears of..

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Videos / Lost in Disruption? Reclaiming Innovation: Jim Groom

Speaker: Jim Groom Location: The Grass Foreword from Jim: “Knowing our ed-tech history is completely necessary for building an ed-tech future.” – Audrey Watters One of the greatest dangers of the rhetoric around innovation and disruption in EdTech is its ahistoricism. How do we understand the current state of digital culture in higher education as..

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Blog : Reblog: The Reclaiming Innovation Roadshow at Coventry University

24th May 2016

Reblogged from Jim Groom At the end of April Brian Lamb and I spent three days on the ground at Coventry University. We were cordially invited by the great Daniel Villar-Onrubia given his interest in an EDUCAUSE Review article we wrote back in 2014 titled “Reclaiming Innovation.” I think the polemic Brian started the article with around questions..

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