Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why Openness in Education?

A new e-book on new learning models and technologies is now freely available online: Diana G. Oblinger (ed.) Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies (Educause, 2012). This chapter “Why Openness in Education?” is particular relevant to  teachers who would like to understand … Continue reading

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Renaming the choreographic handbook

Up until now, students have worked on paper choreographic handbooks where they would collect notes, quotes, images, videos, and drawings that have inspired and influenced their solo and duet choreographies. This term volunteer first year students are completing their first … Continue reading

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Eilean Pearcy drawing of Ritha Devi

The work of Eilean Pearcey features drawing of dance and dancers from all over the world. While sorting through our collections, project assistant Mike Reed came across this drawing of Indian dancer Ritha Devi: Follow the link below to read … Continue reading

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Resources for postgraduates

This week we filmed the MILES seminar “PLASTIC METHODS: new perspectives on scientific models and metamodels” on inventive methodologies and the devising of innovative research methods across the sciences and arts/humanities. The seminar was organised and chaired by Nicolas Salazar … Continue reading

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‘As good as it gets’: Student Image Competition

To celebrate the experience in the Arts and Humanities the Higher Education Academy is running a student competition to find an image which captures how it feels to study the Arts and Humanities when studying is at its best. The … Continue reading

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Dancing the Invisible

E-Learning tutor Inma Álvarez and project assistant Mike Reed have been involved in filming the dress rehearsals for Dancing the Invisible. Lead by University of Surrey lecturer Jennifer Jackson, the performance by mature dancers explores aging and how a dancer … Continue reading

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Issues on intellectual property

The CCC: EED project activities have raised a number of issues around intellectual property. One important question for the production of OERs is whether students themselves are the owners of the copyright of their work or the university. There isn’t … Continue reading

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