E-MEL: e-Media Education Lab

e-Media Education Lab is a European project co-funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ Programme. It aims to support the development of media education in Europe by strengthening the skills of teaching professionals through their initial and vocational training. In addition, this project aims to develop and produce open educational resources that will enable…

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THE STORY ENGINE

  The Story Engine is a collaboration between the Ministry of Stories, The Workshop, a creative consultancy, and research partner the UCL Institute of Education. Together they won funding to investigate how a successful offline writing mentor programme can be translated for digital spaces. Download the final report from the Digital R&D in the Arts site.…

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PLAYING BEOWULF: GAMING THE LIBRARY

Playing Beowulf was a Digital Transformations project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK. It developed a game-authoring tool based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf, for use by literature students in schools and universities, curators and library visitors. The games were shown at a final conference at the British Library on December…

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THE ONLINE AFGHAN RUBAB TUTOR

In 2002, John Baily’s research highlighted the fragile state of Kabul’s art music, which forms part of Afghanistan’s intangible cultural heritage. The AKMICA tradition-bearers’ education initiatives resulting from Baily’s research have successfully reversed this trend. The programme has grown from its small beginnings in Kabul, and in 2006 a second school was opened in Herat…

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