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

8th March 2017
Joaqin, age 7 explores the new Mission Shakespeare challenges. ©Cheryl Doshi:Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  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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Project : Airline Alliances Simulation

3rd January 2017

Overview The activity is part of a second year module in Aviation Management where students create and run their own airlines in a global virtual environment. Students have access to a web based platform to create their airlines while they have to follow rules and regulations.  One core element is a mock summit that aims to..

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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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Project : Immersive Telepresence in Theatre

21st September 2016
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Project leaders: Dr Tom Gorman, Dr Tiina Syrja, Senior Lecturer in Acting & Dr Mikko Kanninen, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Partners: Coventry University & University of Tampere (Finland) Overview: This project explores international co-operation in acting in a foreign language within a system that promotes a more environmentally sustainable model, eliminating (or at least diminishing) the need to..

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Project : Digital Leaders

12th September 2016
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Overview: CU Digital Leaders is a new student-staff partnership being piloted in 2016-17 with the aim of helping students improve their digital competences, take ownership of their online presence and gain awareness of their own digital identities. Based on peer-to-peer learning, This initiative is a collaboration of the Lanchester Library, the Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL), and the Office of..

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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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