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Join in with EduHack

Join in with EduHack

EduHack is a capacity-building programme for educators in Higher Education who want to experiment with innovative approaches and tools to produce digitally-supported learning experiences.

New Wikipedia Training Sessions Announced

New Wikipedia Training Sessions Announced

Coventry University's Wikimedian in Residence, Andy Mabbett, is running a series of training sessions to teach Coventry University Group colleagues how to edit Wikipedia. The sessions are aimed at anyone wanting to know more about Wikipedia works, whether that's for...

Developing an Online Community for Pre-arrival students

Developing an Online Community for Pre-arrival students

Weaved into the core of the new Online Welcome Package is a community hub.  This space was developed to support and enable all new students to informally introduce themselves and connect with their future peers. We knew that simply...

Welcoming students ‘The Coventry Way’

Welcoming students ‘The Coventry Way’

This September would bring change to the academic timetable and with it, a new way to introduce pre-arrival students to Coventry. To address the change whilst continuing to support students in the run up to Freshers week, a solution to create an online (mobile first)...

Enriching Courses with Game Development

Enriching Courses with Game Development

Last week, Jackie Calderwood and Noah Mitchell travelled to the CU Scarborough campus to meet with course representatives from a variety of disciplines to explore how game development can be used a tool for engaging students and enhancing their learning experience....

Welcome to the Otherside podcast!

Welcome to the Otherside podcast!

This is the first episode of a new podcast series produced by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. The Otherside focuses on student perspectives on teaching and learning in Higher Education. In this pilot episode, we talk to three Coventry University students about...

Copyright literacy and playful learning

Copyright literacy and playful learning

Despite its importance for education and digital practices at large, Copyright is often perceived as a rather dry topic. But it doesn't have to be that way! Yesterday Jane Secker and Chris Morrison – the UK Copyright Literacy team – came to the Lab to demonstrate that...

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