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Digital Literacy / Design Your Own Domain: Plan your WordPress site with paper

Overview ‘Design Your Own Domain: Plan your WordPress site with paper’ has been designed by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL) to support staff and students to plan the structure of their websites as part of the CU Domain of One’s Own initiative. The tool provides a printable, offline means of introducing students and staff..

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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 : The Game Changers Team on Tour

23rd March 2017
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For the last four days, the Game Changers team have been on tour to CU Scarborough, local Scarborough colleges, and the Coventry University main campus. The tour was to promote Game Based Learning (GBL) and Playful Learning. We’ve had students, staff, and members of the public join us to learn about using games and play..

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Featured / Playful and Gameful

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  Gameful and playful learning is a key part of the Disruptive Media Learning Lab’s (DMLL) activities. Through a process of design based thinking, the DMLL helps to facilitate the use of games and playful activities to develop active participation and engaging learning activities. The gameful and playful strand of the DMLL is part funded..

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Blog : Game Changers Goes on Tour!

14th March 2017
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We have exciting news! The Game Changers programme is going on tour! When: March 20th to March 23rd 2017 Where: Scarborough to Coventry   From March 20th to March 24th the Game Changers programme will be going mobile. Traveling between Scarborough and Coventry watch out for our yellow American school bus to get involved! We..

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Blog : Beyond Flipped at The Big Bang Fair

13th March 2017
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Today some of the Beyond Flipped team took a trip to this year’s Bing Bang Fair, a STEM outreach event for school children. Inspiring creativity and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the use of innovative technologies, hands-on activities, and immersive experiences. The event was jam-packed with exciting exhibits, activities, and performances, designed..

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Blog : Remix Play, A Guests Point of View

13th March 2017
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Re-blogged with permission from David Andrew   A day workshop in February 2017, organised by Game Changers at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University. The day was an interesting fun day with a broad range of speakers and activities, ranging from commercial computer games, to traditional games and games designed for learning, reflecting..

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Blog : Project: CreativeCulture

10th March 2017
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DMLL has recently received funding from NEWTON UK-SEA (AHRC + MoHE) programme to expand the impact of the GameChangers (Gamify.org.uk) initiative into South-East Asia. The project is called CreativeCulture, which stands for ‘Creative and participatory transcultural practice and problem solving through game design and computational thinking’ and we are collaborating with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)..

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Blog : Mission Shakespeare: a new interactive online partnership for Shakespeare Week

8th March 2017
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  Shakespeare has gone digital to encourage children to get online and learn about all things Bard thanks to a new interactive partnership for Shakespeare Week 2017. Mission Shakespeare is a new learning educational site launched to take learning of the life and works of William Shakespeare outside the classroom and introduce primary school children..

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Collection / Technocultures – Games Exhibition

As part of the collaboration between the Lanchester Library and the Disruptive Media Learning Lab, we hosted a collections exhibition exploring the history of video games, exploring the many hardware and software developments of the past 40 years. The exhibition coincided with the DMLL REMIXplay spring expo 2017.

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