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November 2015

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Socrative

4th December 2015 @ 12:00 am — 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. Friday December 4th. Meet on ‘The Hill’ in the Disruptive Media Learning..

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Blog : Lanchester Interactive Archive Project seeks Project Manager and Archivist

27th November 2015

We are looking for a Project Manager and Archivist to support the development and delivery of the ‘Lanchester Interactive Archive’ a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Coventry University and charitable donations. Dr Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946) was one of Britain’s greatest engineers and inventors. The Lanchester Library at Coventry University holds the largest collection of Lanchester’s work in..

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Blog : Open Data Mashup Challenge

27th November 2015

Last week, Kate had the pleasure of taking two groups of student finalists to the Universities UK Open Data Mashup Event. Two pitch teams UniPlan and Rate Your Student Home went up against four other teams to develop and pitch their ideas to a judging panel. It was an early start for 5 wide-eyed students going..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Prezi

2nd December 2015 @ 12:00 am — 13:00pm

A cloud based alternative to powerpoint? Prezi 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. Wednesday December 2nd…

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Autumn Disruption

Context The Disruptive Media Learning Lab’s (DMLL) Autumn Disruption will be exploring the theme of intrinsic motivation. Whether you are student or staff, we want to know more about where and when you learn best. What keeps your motivation to learn alive? Autumn Disruption showcases some of the work the DMLL has done and aims to explore new context, mindsets, models and..

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Autumn Disruption / Sessions

DIGITAL BADGING: WHAT, WHY & HOW OLIVER WOOD, LAUREN HEYWOOD What is digital badging and how can it help learning? Lauren and Oliver will demonstrate how the lab is piloting Open Badges. ARE YOU GAME? SYLVESTER ARNAB, KATE GREEN, ALEX MASTERS The Gamechangers team is excited to share a programme which will provide tools and..

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Project : Films to Make You Feel Good

23rd November 2015

Overview This project is providing second year Media and Communication students with the opportunity to work with Phoenix, Leicester’s independent cinema and arts centre and Leicester City Council’s Neighbourhood Management team to get hands on experience to support a programme of screenings as part of the ‘Films To Make You Feel Good’ project in which..

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Archive Event : Light Bites: Adobe Slate

26th November 2015 @ 12:00 am — 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 November 26th. Meet on ‘The Hill’ in the Disruptive Media..

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