Tag Archives: Dance OERs

Participation at the OER13 conference

Inma Alvarez and Melissa Blanco Borelli participated in the OER13: Creating a Virtuous Circle conference at the University of Nottingham.  They reported on the experience of the CCC:EED project on 27 March 2013. Short paper and powerpoint presentation “High aspirations: transforming … Continue reading

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Xpert tutorial now available in Vimeo

  How to attribute Creative Commons licenses to images using the Xpert tool from Digital Dance Archives on Vimeo.

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Links to Merlot

The e-learning packages uploaded onto JORUM have been linked from MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching). The video “A Language for Movement” (produced by the BBC for The Open University) and its transcript are also available from JORUM and … Continue reading

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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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OER13 conference

Two academics from the project team will be attending the OER13 conference in March to present the paper “High aspirations: Transforming dance students from print consumers to digital producers” based on the experience of implementing e-learning in the dance programme.

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What has the CCC:EED project done for us?

From the teaching and learning perspective, academic staff have been able to reflect upon and revise the content, teaching methods and assessment of dance modules in a blended fashion. This educational review has enabled the implementation of online independent and … 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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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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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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