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We Have A Situation: Coventry!

Lab Contact: Katherine Wimpenny

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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Disrupting the Thesis Project

Disrupting the Thesis

Lab Contact: Katherine Wimpenny

Overview This exciting pilot project will involve Sociology students working with professional film makers JAM AV to record stories from research participants who are based in Coventry market. Students will get hands on experience of using filming equipment, including recording and editing skills. Students will also develop their communicative, research, and employability skills by exploring..

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MUSE

Lab Contact: Jacqueline Cawston
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Overview MUSE: Modernity & Disability: Ensuring Quality Education for Disabled Students Accessibility of Higher Education Democratisation of HE has helped to ensure a growing trend of increasing enrolment of students with disabilities, although it is still not significant enough in terms of potential numbers. According to the World Health Organisation, 15% of the world’s population..

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Open Badges

Lab Contact: Jacqui Speculand
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Overview Open Badges recognise skills and learning through digital certification. Open Badges allow the badge owner to demonstrate achievement and the viewer to see the criteria for the badge. They are becoming increasingly popular as a means of recognising, rewarding and publicising achievements, skills and knowledge. This project is currently investigating the feasibility of using..

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Shakespeare Week Project

Lab Contact: Jacqui Speculand
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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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The Arts Gymnasium

Lab Contact: Katherine Wimpenny

Overview This follow-on three-year project partnership, funded by Esmée Fairbairn, will build on the uniqueness of the Arts Gymnasium project (Wimpenny & Savin-Baden 2014) delivered as part of the theatre’s strong community and education programme at the Belgrade Theatre under the leadership of the Associate Director, and General Manager. Key stakeholders in the follow-on study..

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UniverCity Match-Making Portal

Lab Contact: Alan Richards
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Lead Partner Sinead Ouillon Programme Leader the City University Initiative Overview In the context of austerity measures, resulting in reduction of funding by as much as 50% in the City council, focus has moved to the civic role of Universities. It is therefore timely to pilot a new coordinated form of University community engagement that..

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#3CityLink

Lab Contact: Jacqui Speculand

Overview #3CityLink was one of the first projects DMLL supported at Coventry University. Challenging narratives and dialogue in fine art practice, we helped Coventry students to connect and collaborate with students in Regina, Canada and Gyumri, Armenia. Concerned with issues of peace and citizenship, the #3CityLink project connected three cities Regina, Coventry and Gyumri which all..

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Photobooks: Morocco

Lab Contact: Helen Keegan
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Overview The book can offer a way to think about time, space, memory and communication – elements that are vital to successful communication through any artist medium. Furthermore it offers a coherent vehicle for communication which is able to travel easily, change hands simply, and pass on ideas fluently. Here, we set out to bring..

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SOPI: Student Online Projects with Industry

Lab Contact: Jacqui Speculand
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Overview The project connects over 250 students at level 2 and 3 on Business Administration courses with industry experts to explore the practical application of theory in real world scenarios. The pilot study in 2014 used Twitter to engage 30 students with industry experts to expose the students to real world problems in supply chain..

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