Category Archives: E-Learning

First e-learning packages now available

The first two e-learning dance packages are now available in Jorum. Introducing Choreography This package contains the following materials: Instructions for students. Two documents with instructions about each of the e-learning assessment tasks: The Artist’s Sketchbook: A Process Space and … Continue reading

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Evaluation

This week the CCC: EED team is gathering feedback from students on the project’s e-learning packages. Arts and Society and Ballet students met today to discuss their experiences working through the materials. Two postgraduate students and one student in work … Continue reading

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Copyright clearance of CCC:EED project images

Recently Project Assistant Mike Reed has been working with a number of photographers on rights clearance of images for use in the project.  We would like to thank all of the photographers who have participated for being so helpful. Another … Continue reading

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New focus on Arts and Society

Although the initial plan for the project was to focus on year 2 Dance, Politics and Identity module, we will be working instead on a learning package for year 1 Arts and Society module. The decision is trying to address … Continue reading

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Student feedback

In the past few days the project team has been collecting feedback from Choreography and Movement analysis and notation students on their e-learning activities this term. Two focus groups were organized, conducted and recorded just after students handed in their … Continue reading

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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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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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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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