DIBI conference lego

My take on the DIBI conference

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get to attend the 2012 DIBI Conference.For those who have never heard of DIBI (Design It Build It), it is a two track web conference for those of the web design and developer persuasion held annually at The Sage conference centre in Gateshead. Having immensely enjoyed, and inspired by, the 2011 conference along with some of the other Upbeat folks, I was looking forward to tear myself away from the laptop/desk and get inspired all over again.

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Stilwell Virtual Community

University of Cumbria - Buiding a virtual community with real life problems

For the past six years, the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Cumbria have been developing a comprehensive repository of linked e-learning materials to be used in distance, blended and face to face teaching. The materials are based on characters within a fictitious town, covering a wide social spectrum, and offer unique learning opportunities for health students to apply their theoretical knowledge to the real world problems that affect the town’s residents.

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