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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...

Creative Commons Global Summit 2019

Creative Commons Global Summit 2019

Post by Daniel Villar-Onrubia This year I had the chance to attend for the first time the Creative Commons Global Summit, hosted by CC and CC Portugal (well done to Teresa Nobre and the rest of the team!) at Lisbon's Museu do Oriente and the Cineteatro Capitolio...

Improving Student Experience with Chatbots

Improving Student Experience with Chatbots

At Coventry University, we're leading the way in student experience, and here at the DMLL, we're all about finding new ways to use media, technology and novel approaches to teaching/learning to help shape the way we all engage with education. Lately, we've been...

Piloting Homeless Monopoly in the Community

Piloting Homeless Monopoly in the Community

We place a big emphasis on the power that games and playful, creative experiences can have in a wide range of academic contexts, but gamification can also be used to explore pressing social issues in our community.   This week, we invited staff from Coventry...

Meet our new Wikimedian in Residence

Meet our new Wikimedian in Residence

We asked Andy Mabbett, our new Wikimedian in Residence, to interview himself. The self-interview was originally published on the CU Wikimedian in Residence blog: www.wikimedian.coventry.domains Hello, who are you? Hello, thanks for asking. I’m you. Or us. Er, that is,...

FBL EduHack Day on Authentic Assessment

FBL EduHack Day on Authentic Assessment

Last week, on the 6th of June 2019, the Faculty of Business & Law and the Disruptive Media Learning Lab hosted the first EduHack event at Coventry University, with a focus on creating more authentic ways of assessing students’ learning. EduHack.eu is an initiative...

Welcome to Coventry’s Wikimedian in Residence

Welcome to Coventry’s Wikimedian in Residence

We are excited to announce that last week Andy Mabbett officially joined the DMLL team as Coventry University’s Wikimedian in residence. Andy will be working with students and academics across Coventry University to support the use of Wikimedia projects in teaching and learning.

What is one thing we all have in common?

What is one thing we all have in common?

Last week the Lab delivered a brand new training programme to 24 current course reps on how to be an ‘Online Facilitator’.  Our big question is: how do we ‘virtually’ instill a feeling of community amongst thousands of new students from all over the world who have yet to meet?

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