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August 2015

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Videos / Solving Scientific Problems using Video Games


Speaker: Seth Cooper Location: The Grass     About the session Foreword by Seth Cooper: “Rather than solving problems with a purely computational approach, combining humans and computers can provide a means for solving problems neither could solve alone. Video games provide a compelling framework for this approach: they are a natural space for problem solving..

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Blog : Diary of an Intern: Week 7 – Triumph through Adversity

24th August 2015

So lot went on this week! A lot of home improvements/repairs/disasters that had to be nannied, but all reparation went smoothly. This is where my skills started to flourish. The ability to manage daily life issues and not get distracted from hitting the goal. A lot of support went my way as I went home runny-nosed with sinuses bunged..

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Videos / Flipped Learning: Community of Practice II

Speaker: Martin Jenkins Location: The Grass Sign up here About the session The term flipped learning or flipped classroom is relatively new.  Its emergence reflects the ease with which it is now possible to use learning technologies within the learning process, be that to provide access to information, provide feedback or create opportunities for interaction.  It..

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Archive Event : #disruptivebytes: Flipped Community of Practice II

10th September 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:30pm

The DMLL is looking to initiate a Community of Practice, providing a network through which practice, ideas and resources can be shared and support provided. This will be the kick-off meeting, as a Disruptive Byte which will continue as a community.  To sign up, click here 

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Blog : Diary of an Intern: Week 6 – Inspiring Ideas

17th August 2015
Tyrone Week 6

This past week a lot happened between taking on the previously mountainous workload, completing the next part of the project, and receiving an invitation to show other people in the university that the DMLL is awesome, by explaining what we do here in the lab. On top of all that, this week also gave me a lot of ideas, touching..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Socrative

20th August 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm

Engaging the classroom with live feedback… Socrative is an easy and powerful way to engage students in shared classroom activity. In this session we demonstrate Socrative from both the student and lecturer perspective and discuss potential application in the classroom. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Thursday August 20th. DMLL Teaching (Third floor of The Library). Book Your Place..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Prezi

18th August 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm

A cloud based alternative to PowerPoint? Presi describes itself as ‘reinventing the presentation’. It’s unique ‘mind map / journey based approach’ creates a quite different experience to a traditional PowerPoint. In this session we will explore how Prezi works and discuss if it has advantages in the classroom environment. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Tuesday August 18th…

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Blog : Diary of an Intern: Week 5 – Writer’s Block

10th August 2015

I ran the gauntlet of design this week where I encouraged myself to really iron out how a story progresses throughout the application. I went out and tested the game using real geolocation data, then came back, got feedback, went out again and then sat down with my results and a wall appeared. For days..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Adobe Slate

13th August 2015 @ 12:00 pm — 13:00pm

Intuitive visual story creation… Adobe Slate enables you to combine images , text and links to create powerful, visual, documents and stories in minutes. No design skills required. In this session we explore Adobe Slate and discuss it’s potential classroom use. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Thursday August 13th. DMLL Teaching (Third floor of The Library). Book Your..

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Blog : Save the Date: Autumn Disruption this November

5th August 2015

  In just over three months we will be opening our doors to innovative game changers for our second major event this year. Our rationale behind this one day event is to engage in, challenge, and discuss, ‘interest driven learning and harnessing the power of intrinsic motivation’. Along with guest speakers there will be opportunities..

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