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Blog : Belgrade Arts Gymnasium Reflections by Sammy Wan

27th June 2017

To listen to Sammy’s audio please click here It has been a wonderful journey to be part of the Arts Gymnasium Shine On group and my placement has extended to a rich experience that has greatly influenced me as a musician and aspiring arts practitioner. I was given the freedom to explore and bring my..

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Blog : Arts Gymnasium – Dancing the Data

27th June 2017

Katherine Winpenny, Research Lead, Arts Gymnasium In Bristol, 19–23 Jun 2017, Sarah Merry, DMLL, Eline Kieft, C-DaRE , Koula Charitonos, Open University, and myself, presented a research paper about our work on the Arts Gymnasium, as a performance piece at the Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference and Exchange, We presented our research process as a..

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Blog : Arts Gymnasium – Students from FAH share Documentary Exhibition on ‘Playfulness and Connectedness’

27th June 2017

Katherine Wimpenny, Research Lead, Arts Gymnasium, DMLL Over the past few weeks we have been sharing our evaluation research on the Arts Gymnasium project, a collaboration between the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry University, and Age UK Coventry, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The Arts Gymnasium project is investigating the value of arts and drama workshops..

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Blog : Flipping the University with L·E·A·R·N

23rd June 2017
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Yesterday, at the Coventry University Creating Better Futures Conference, I ran a workshop for academics and teaching staff on how to flip their classrooms. I had just forty minutes to work with the members of staff to explain the University definition of flipped learning, and explore ways in which to flip sessions and courses themselves…

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Blog : Find us at the CU Staff Conference!

21st June 2017

The DMLL team will be out and about at the Coventry University Staff Conference celebrating this year’s themes of Achievement, Equality and Diversity! Find us Thursday and Friday at the Lab stand and at various sessions happening through out the two days. Tweet us: @disrupt_learn #CovUniCBF17 Thursday: 10.20 – 11.00am (EC1 23) – Oliver Wood – Flip the..

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Visiting Fellows / Thom Cochrane


Thomas Cochrane is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in educational Technology at AUT University’s Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT). In 2011 he was awarded as an Ascilite Fellow His research interests include mobile learning, social software (web 2.0), communities of practice, and the scholarship of technology enhanced learning (SOTEL). His PHD thesis..

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Blog : Lets Get Mindstorming with LEGO

12th June 2017

On Friday, Alan Richards and myself took a trip to Earlsdon Library, Coventry. Loaded up with LEGO Mindstorm robotics kits, we kicked off a series of Code Club sessions the DMLL are helping run. The sessions are designed to allow children to explore and experiment with coding and robotics, inspiring the future generations to study..

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Archive Event : Transport Research Workshop

3rd July 2017 @ 2:00 pm — 16:00pm

This three part workshop will explore Crowd and citizen driven solutions for transport and mobility, bringing together Coventry University and Coventry City Council to discuss new and existing projects and initiatives being developed locally. DMLL – Current outcomes from the Crowd4Roads project Coventry City Council  – This talk will concentrate on current needs and focus on transport in the..

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Blog : Domain, Paper, Scissors: a new tool for the CU Domain of One’s Own iniative

7th June 2017

Originally posted here June 7th 2017 On designing a new paper-based tool for Coventry University’s Domain of One’s Own initiative at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. I’ve designed a new paper-based tool to guide students and staff through the initial steps of considering the potentials for building their own website using WordPress. The tool has the..

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Blog : Coventry.Domains toolkit

7th June 2017

Last Monday we tried out for the first time our brand new paper-based toolkit designed to facilitate Coventry.Domains introductory workshops. The toolkit, designed by Lauren Heywood, aims to help academics and students plan the design of their own websites and it covers all the basic elements to be taken into account when planning the development of..

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