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Blog : Supporting the Post Graduate Review Period

22nd September 2017

The CU SPRINT process has been used a number of times for module and course development. From our first course design SPRINT with the School of Humanities through to module design SPRINTs for the School of Media and Performing Arts, feedback from academics and others involved has been glowing. Yesterday, we challenged ourself to deliver..

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Blog : Training Sixth Forms to Use LEGO

12th July 2017

Thanks to the excellent work of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), I recently had the opportunity to train staff from two local sixth form colleges in the use of LEGO as a teaching delivery tool. Twelve staff members from Cadburys Sixth Form College and King Edward VI College visited the DMLL to explore..

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Blog : LEGO Lands at CU London

12th July 2017
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Last week, Alan and myself took a day trip down to the CU London Campus, near Liverpool Street Station. With a suitcase full of LEGO in tow, and a heap of enthusiasm we arrived bright and early at Coventry Railway Station to be faced with a one hour delay – on the plus side, a..

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Blog : Shaping the Future of the Arts and Humanities

3rd July 2017
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Last Monday, Alan Richards and myself took part in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) away day. Hosted at the Ricoh Arena, the day bought academics, professional services, and the deanery together in one room to explore what the future faculty might look like, and the implications on teaching and learning. Alan and myself..

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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 : 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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Blog : LEGO Bento Staff Training

4th April 2017

  The Beyond Flipped team are now offering LEGO Bento Staff Training for all staff at Coventry University wishing to deploy LEGO-A-GO-GO. Sign up by logging in to the Organisational Development Portal and searching for ‘LEGO’. Building on the work of LEGO Serious Play, LEGO Bento sessions will explore the theory behind LEGO in education,..

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Blog : The Game Changers Team on Tour

23rd March 2017
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For the last four days, the Game Changers team have been on tour to CU Scarborough, local Scarborough colleges, and the Coventry University main campus. The tour was to promote Game Based Learning (GBL) and Playful Learning. We’ve had students, staff, and members of the public join us to learn about using games and play..

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Blog : Beyond Flipped at The Big Bang Fair

13th March 2017

Today some of the Beyond Flipped team took a trip to this year’s Bing Bang Fair, a STEM outreach event for school children. Inspiring creativity and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the use of innovative technologies, hands-on activities, and immersive experiences. The event was jam-packed with exciting exhibits, activities, and performances, designed..

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