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Project : Shakespeare Week Project

8th February 2017
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Overview The DMLL is working with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) to create an interactive platform that will be used as part of the Shakespeare Week activities that they organise for primary school children. The platform is hosted on MakeWaves, a digital badges platform aimed at children under the age of 13. We have collaborated with SBT and MakeWaves..

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Blog : Disruptive Humanities – Designing a New Course

11th November 2016

This week the Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL) ran the first of their Beyond Flipped SPRINTs for Dr Darren Reid and Brett Sanders of the University’s School of Humanities. Darren and Brett see new pedagogical practices as an integral part of increasing student satisfaction and enabling deep learning. They worked with the DMLL to design..

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10th November 2016

The GAMECHANGERS programme has successfully secured HEFCE funding to establish an open game design and literacy course and community of Coventry University undergraduate students across its various campuses. Our approach is underpinned by the pedagogical approaches of ‘game-based learning’ and ‘learning by designing’. Through engaging students with the fundamentals of game creation, they will get..

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Project : Beyond Flipped

15th September 2016

Beyond Flipped is ‘a practice that creates learning through active participation and skills development through the curation of educational experiences in a technology rich learning environment’. Beyond Flipped is an approach that utilises the benefits of learning technologies and places an emphasis on student participation and the learning process. Within this approach there is a..

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Videos / An Interview with Beck Stewart

  About Beck Stewart is an active community member of the DMLL, previously pitching a collaborative project idea with her colleague about and Open Badges. The DMLL adopted these project ideas partnering with Becks to support and develop the two ideas further. Beck began testing and Open Badging within her classrooms with positive..

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Blog : Life as an Activator – Interview with Graduate Lauren Heywood

17th August 2016
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Lauren Heywood graduated in 2014 from her Fine Art degree, and has been working at the DMLL since May 2015. We met up with our Graduate Activator as she lifts the lid on what life is like working within the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. Being at the forefront of teaching innovation, we figured the best..

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White Papers / Flipped Learning


Author: Martin Jenkins Foreword: In the spirit of openness, these papers are designed to be fluid in nature, and evolve over time. With this in mind, we encourage you to leave notes, write response posts, and share this paper. Overview The rationale for adopting a flipped learning approach includes: Engaging students as active participants in their..

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Insights / Flipped Learning

The evaluation of the use of flipped pedagogies though the lab’s flipped learning survey and first phase of the mobile learning solutions report[1] revealed the following key points through the evaluation process: Delivery of teaching and learning activity The majority of teaching staff stated that flipped approaches were definitely or mostly applicable to them and..

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Cross-Faculty Design Challenge Project - DMLL - Coventry University

Project : Cross-Faculty Design Challenge

27th July 2016
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Overview Arising from Governance Group meeting in November 2015, desire for cross faculty project enabling psychology students to work together with other schools to design and build a toy.  DMLL to facilitate cross-faculty working.  The CU/DMLL Cross-Faculty Design Challenge aim is to engage and support students during their formative stage and to encourage them to..

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