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Blog : Beaconing Kicks off at the DMLL!

3rd February 2016
Beaconing group shot

On 19-20th January, the Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL), Coventry University hosted the BEACONING project kick off meeting. Twenty-six attendees representing fifteen partners from nine different countries came together for the first time to define a shared vision for the project over the next three years. BEACONING stands for ‘Breaking Educational Barriers with Contextualised, Pervasive..

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Project : Beaconing

11th December 2015
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Overview DMLL is leading the BEACONING project (15 partners, 3 years, worth €5.9 million). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687676. BEACONING stands for ‘Breaking Educational Barriers with Contextualised, Pervasive and Gameful Learning’ and will be focusing on ‘anytime anywhere’ learning by..

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Blog : Reblog: Horizon 2020 projects – going live soon!

10th November 2015

Reblogged from my blog, found here. We have recently been awarded two Horizon 2020 grants (under the ICT-20-2015 and ICT-10-2015 calls) and I have been pretty busy with the grant agreement process since the outcomes were announced in August this year. On top of all the other projects at the DMLL (watch this space for the new..

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Blog : Library iBeacons: Programming its Trial Run

17th April 2015
Tom (iFinity), Sharon (Librarian) and Alex (Disruptive Media Learning Technologist) programming and testing the app.

This week marks the installation of iBeacon technology on the second floor of the Lanchester Library at Coventry University. We are working with subject librarians Sharon and Chris to trial iBeacons over the summer term to help students navigate around the floor to find appropriate books for their courses. This trial is going to run..

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Blog : Library iBeacons Project

1st March 2015
ifinity: iBeacon Block

One of the Disruptive Media Learning Lab’s most exciting new projects is the Lanchester Library Beacon project, in which iBeacon technologies will be installed at various locations in Lanchester Library; if successful, these technologies may be installed at other locations across the Coventry University campus. iBeacons (Apple Trademark) use Bluetooth wireless networks to broadcast information..

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