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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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Grant from The Higher Education Academy

The CCC:EED project team have been awarded a grant by The Higher Education Academy for a seminar on “Integrating e-learning to foster creativity in Dance Studies”. This will be one of nine seminars and workshops for dance, drama and music between now … 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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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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