Monthly Archives: April 2012

Content and Discovery JISC meeting

e-Tutor Inma Álvarez attended this week the JISC event “Discovery: making sure your resources are discovered, used and reused” in Birmingham. The one and a half day meeting provided an opportunity for funders and project teams to discuss issues around … Continue reading

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What is creativity and how can e-learning support it?

The CCC: EED project is about injecting creativity into our dance curriculum. There are many explanations out there about what creativity is. Creativity is not simply about being innovative, having a few ideas, documenting and sharing them. Creativity has to … Continue reading

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Investigating student-centred e-learning

After the SCORE training at the Open University, e-Tutor, Inma Álvarez, has been in touch with SCORE fellows Antonio Martínez-Arboleda who has provided advice on repositories and on the concept of student as producer, and with Chris Follows who is looking … Continue reading

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“Put on your dancing shoes”

This term an unexpected e-learning resource is being rescued for conversion into an OER. Making use of the university’s learning object creator WimbaCreate, former Head of Department, Dr Sherril Dodds, had produced a series of valuable podcasts integrating text and … Continue reading

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First e-submissions in the Dance Department

E-learning is not completely new to the Dance Department at the University of Surrey. Most teachers have already incorporated new technologies to support students’ learning. Dance students have been using for a while a variety of tools (e.g.  discussion forums, … Continue reading

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Learning about Laban

Movement Analysis and Notation students are sharing their learning about Rudolf Laban’s work and influence. They are giving presentations in pairs during their weekly group seminars under the theme “A Bridseye View of the Work of Rudolf Laban”. iPad photos taken by Inma Álvarez … Continue reading

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Choreography: exploring duet composition

First year choreography students are exploring the body as a resource for composing dances and as a site for expressing concepts and ideas. The module introduces movement as a starting point for the development of choreographic skills in dance, enabling … Continue reading

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