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Blog : Sylvester appointed as Expert Advisor for ManuSkills

20th April 2015
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Dr. Sylvester Arnab, Senior Research fellow here in the lab, has been appointed as the member of the expert advisory group for the EU Framework 7 project – ManySkills (http://www.manuskills.org/). The main aim of ManuSkills is to study the use of enhanced ICT-based technologies and training methodologies to facilitate an increase of young talents’ interest in..

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Project : Preparation for an Uncertain World

13th April 2015
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Overview This project currently involves the development, delivery and evaluation of an international, final year, blended e-learning module, delivered amongst three Occupational Therapy pre-registration programmes to include Coventry University (CU) the University of Cape Town (UCT) and PXL Limburg University, Belgium (PXL). In particular the project is offering undergraduates the opportunity to explore a globalised..

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Shakespeare Disrupted Project

Project : Shakespeare Disrupted

13th April 2015
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Overview Creative (arts-related) approaches to research and educational practice are emerging as an integral component of scholarship in the social sciences, education and humanities (Lea et al., 2011, Barone & Eisner, 2012). Integrating arts-related methods and methodologies within research and education practice brings forth fresh approaches for creatively, enlivening, translating and sharing knowledge with reciprocal..

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Project : Music Improvisation Research Synthesis

10th April 2015
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Overview A Qualitative Research Synthesis (QRS) examining musical improvisation as part of music therapy practice. This QRS is the first international study of its kind to profile the increasing range of qualitative research evidence authored by music therapists about musical improvisation in therapy settings. QRS provides integrated forms of knowledge and means of making connections..

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Project : Library Spatial Practices

10th April 2015
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Overview Research project on how Coventry University’s Lanchester Library learning spaces are used.         Project Timeline: Start date October 2014 End date TBC Status Ongoing.   Associated Faculties, Schools and/or Course(s): Faculty of Arts and Humanities Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Faculty of Business and Law..

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Blog : Off to Singapore! Katherine Delivers International Seminar Series at Nanyang Polytechnic

24th March 2015
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I’ve just returned from Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore, where I was invited to present an international seminar series to Allied Health Professionals (AHP) about situated learning and supporting students’ transfer of knowledge from the classroom, into complex social settings, to contextualise their skills (Evans, 2011). As a positive clinical experience has strong implications for therapist retention..

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Blog : Spatiality and Disruption

10th February 2015

A collaborative project between the Disruptive Media Learning Lab and the Frederick Lanchester Library in which the lab is situated. Researcher Gemma has been working with Librarian Kirsty Kift to analyse students’ educational practices in the  Library and how these are informed by the design of the Library space, particularly in the Disruptive Media Learning..

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Blog : Conservation Pedagogy with ALERT

15th September 2014
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Conservation pedagogy

Conservation pedagogy is an approach to education on biodiversity, sustainability, habitat degredation and other factors which often result in human-wildlife conflict. This is a particular problem in developing countries, yet conservation education is either limited or non-existent. Consequently, human-wildlife conflict increases and causes further harm to both communities and local wildlife. The Conservation Pedagogy Project..

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