Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History
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Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History
Creating OER (open learning materials) from Leicestershire's historical artefacts http://www.le.ac.uk/manufacturingpasts
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East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA)

East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA) | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
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Heritage panels telling history of Leicester to be installed around city — University of Leicester

Heritage panels telling history of Leicester to be installed around city — University of Leicester | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Panel text written by Colin Hyde from the East Midlands Oral History Archive based on research at sites in the city centre and suburbs
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Leicester jobless total falls by 30 per cent in a year - Leicester Mercury

Leicester jobless total falls by 30 per cent in a year - Leicester Mercury | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Unemployment in Leicester has fallen by a third in the past year. The city's traditional textiles and hosiery businesses are enjoying a revival. High street retailers are also bringing back some...
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Leicester Hackspace

Leicester Hackspace | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Leicester Hackspace is a venue for makers of digital, electronic, mechanical and creative projects. Like other Hackspaces across the country, we hope to build a community of practical and creative people and provide them with a place to pursue their projects, share techniques and concepts and learn new skills.
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At Work - Leicester City Council

At Work - Leicester City Council | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
The history of industry in Leicester
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The Ongoing Tale of Donisthorpe Mill, Leicester

The Ongoing Tale of Donisthorpe Mill, Leicester | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Back in August, I wrote a blog post about one thing I had learnt from the Manufacturing Pasts project so far: that if we don’t capture history now, we will lose it. One thing I was referring ...
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Digital archives v physical – can they co-exist?

Digital archives v physical – can they co-exist? | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
As part of our dissemination and evaluation plan, the project last week became the topic of a New History Lab seminar, held here at the University of Leicester’s Centre for Urban History. Despite i...
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Manufacturing Pasts in Singapore

Manufacturing Pasts in Singapore | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Somewhat out of the blue, I was invited to present a workshop on creating learning materials for mobile devices, at the MobiLearnAsia Conference in Singapore, 24-26 October 2012. I had never been i...
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Industrial heritage details hit internet

Industrial heritage details hit internet | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
A new source of photographs, maps and architectural drawings documenting Leicester's industrial heritage has gone online.The University of Leicester's Centre for Urban History and its David Wilson...
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Manufacturing Pasts: Opening Britain's Industrial Past to New Learn...

This presentation was given at the ALT-C Conference in Manchester, UK, on 11 September 2012.
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The factory, the community, and de-industrialization

The factory, the community, and de-industrialization | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
The project has moved on another stage in the past week, with additional learning resources and digitised primary resources being made available for our second two themes: De-industrialization The ...
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A virtual tour to compare past and present

A virtual tour to compare past and present | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
At the University of Leicester Centre for Urban History, Colin Hyde has been documenting Leicester’s past and present for many years. Among the photographs Colin has contributed to the Manufa...
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Belgrave factory fire: Investigation begins into inferno

Belgrave factory fire: Investigation begins into inferno | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Firefighters and police officers have begun their investigation into the massive blaze that tore through an industrial building in
Belgrave yesterday.

The remnants of the building in Ross...
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Paul Smith Photographs of Leicester

Paul Smith Photographs of Leicester | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
paul smith photographs of recent leicester history
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Questions raised over Queen’s ancestry after DNA test on Richard III’s cousins

Questions raised over Queen’s ancestry after DNA test on Richard III’s cousins | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Tests on descendants of last Plantagenet king point to ‘false paternity event’ and reveal he may have been blue-eyed blond
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Leicester residents urged to nominate favourite old city buildings for heritage listing

Leicester residents urged to nominate favourite old city buildings for heritage listing | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
People are being invited to nominate their favourite old buildings and important city landmarks for a list of heritage assets which should be cherished. Leicester boasts 396 listed buildings, 11...
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Open Thread: Digital Humanities Outside of the Research University - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Open Thread: Digital Humanities Outside of the Research University - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
New post by @adelinekoh: "Open Thread: Digital Humanities Outside of the Research University" http://t.co/mNKKNqxwvi
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Digital archives in history class

Digital archives in history class | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Last Tuesday we conducted our first history class session exclusively using materials from the Manufacturing Pasts site (newly digitised artefacts and mashups on the topic of Leicester’s indu...
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Taking Manufacturing Pasts on the road

Taking Manufacturing Pasts on the road | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
On 3rd November, 2012, Tania Rowlett and I took some tablet computers and some other kit to the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. For a couple of hours that morning, we had c...
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New History Lab: Manufacturing Pasts: Can Digital Resources Change History?

New History Lab: Manufacturing Pasts: Can Digital Resources Change History? | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
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Students’ opinions of Manufacturing Pasts materials – Part I

Students’ opinions of Manufacturing Pasts materials – Part I | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
At the beginning of the summer just gone, I was able to run three focus groups with 2nd and 3rd year University of Leicester undergraduate history students, to get their opinions of the Manufacturi...
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Don’t say OER

Don’t say OER | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
On 11th September 2012, I presented Manufacturing pasts: Opening Britain’s Industrial Past to New Learners and New Technologies’ at the Association for Learning Technology annual conference in Manc...
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Richard III Car Park Dig Finds Human Remains

Richard III Car Park Dig Finds Human Remains | Manufacturing Pasts: Creating & using OER from Leicester's Industrial History | Scoop.it
Human bones have been uncovered by the team searching for the grave of King Richard III under a Leicester car park.
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Explore Historic and Industrial Leicester: Castle Gardens to Frog Island by Manufacturing Pasts on Prezi

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