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Blog : Reblog: GameChangers – Where are we Now

28th March 2016

Reposted from Sylvester Arnab’s blog The pilot for GameChangers – an open programme aiming to introduce and foster Game Design Thinking is coming to the end. See the backstory (Alex’s blog post) to and description of the programme. The programme was structured in missions and quests based on the holistic and modular design considerations (see..

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Blog : Charlie talks Work Experience: Week 5

15th March 2016

by Charlie Legge, student at Coventry University doing his work experience with the lab I’ve had a week off work due to being away, but now it’s back to the grindstone. I’ve completed a rough user guide for Learnium and I’m in the process of reviewing consent forms and surveys as part of the next stage..

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Blog : International Seminar on Information Sharing

11th March 2016

By Kate Green ( On Thursday 10th March, I went to Newcastle University’s business school to attend “International Seminar on Information Sharing”. There were two speakers who were Miriam Lips from New Zealand and Sharon Dawes from the University of Albany, New York. The seminar was outlined to address the implications of data sharing both..

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The Team / Samantha Clarke


Research Assistant For me, the passion is about bringing interest into learning through using game based techniques. In my research I am interested in developing trans-disciplinary methodologies that assist with the design of user centred play and learning mechanics in serious games/gamification. My passion at home is developing and playing games (particularly board games and..

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Blog : Reblog: Humane Design and Gamification

9th March 2016

Reposted from Sylvester Arnab’s personal blog   I have recently been thinking about responsible design, development and practice of gamification. As gamification rises in popularity within the business community, companies may feel pressured to start applying it to their websites and business processes (both customer and employee facing) and may do this without a thorough..

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Archive Event : DMLL Expo 2016: Lost in Disruption? Reclaiming Innovation

27th April 2016 @ 9:00 am — 17:00pm

Lost in Disruption? Reclaiming Innovation The idea that higher education institutions and educators themselves need to be innovative is often taken for granted, to the extent of seeming now trite and meaningless, but What does innovation in teaching and learning actually mean? Why is it so important? What does it look like? What is the..

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Blog : Charlie talks Work Experience: Week 4

2nd March 2016

by Charlie Legge, student at Coventry University doing his work experience with the lab The focus of this week has been to start on my Learnium responsibilities, and my first plan is to scour Learnium for any bugs or errors, of which I have compiled a relatively exhaustive list, although of nothing too serious. I have..

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