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Katie Piatt
Works at University of Brighton
Attended Cheltenham College
Lives in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex
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Hi Lego Fans! I'm the eLearning Manager at Brighton, and always looking for an excuse to include some LEGO.

Started back in 2009 when I did a conference session (Blackboard, Durham anyone remember?) using lego to demonstrate the difference between a controlled learning environment (fixed set of pieces) and a social network (collaboration and sharing producing something much richer but possibly also monstrous): http://katiepiatt.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/you-cant-beat-lego.html with the results: http://katiepiatt.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/adventures-in-durham-photo-diary.html (about half-way down).

Various other activities since and most recently using LEGO to model a leaderboard with design-your-won team avatars: https://twitter.com/braininajar/status/596334993099661312 

Hoping to see and share lots of ideas with this group!
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hi Katie, Durham must love Lego - my colleague and community member Graham Barton and I were building threshold concepts there in Lego last July, and I went to the cathedral and added a few bricks to the replica of it being built in Lego...wonder if it is finished yet?:)
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Movie Making, Violence and My Kids
When my children were at nursery, I attended a meeting with the staff on the topic of guns (toy guns, in case you were concerned). The nursery had revised their 'no gun' policy and decided that they would not provide toy guns, but if a child made a 'gun' ou...
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We are now planning for the 2015 Show and Tell Special. This is the community area we will use for the event, and there will be a Google Hangout.

Information about the event is below, please come along and listen and share!
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Election Emoticon/Emoji Challenge - AppSwap University Challenge Special
This week I was asked to be the 'GamesMaster' at a one off University Challenge event, coinciding with the day of the General Election. As part of my duties I could come up with a challenge for the teams to complete, making use of mobile devices and demonst...
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Thanks for sharing at today's Show and Tell. Here is a brief summary:

1. Joel Mills
@iLearningUK from the University of Hull
Minecraft and energy tracking

2. Federico Sangati
Digital Humanities Group - FBK - Trento - Italy
School Tagging
video: http://school-tagging.appspot.com/start 

3. Alex Moseley
University of Leicester
Gamifying conferences - Curate-a-Fact card game
Original game > https://moerg.wordpress.com/curate-a-fact/
Event: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/infocus-games-gamification-and-games-based-learning-tickets-15532045767

4. Phil Vincent
TEL Manager at York St John University
Using Leaderboards with Twitter at a conference
1. http://blog.yorksj.ac.uk/moodle/2014/10/20/gamification-and-the-undergraduate-research-conference/ 2. http://blog.yorksj.ac.uk/moodle/2015/01/20/gamification-and-talking-about-teaching-ysjtat/ 

5. Katie Piatt
eLearning Services Manager, University of Badges
Leaderboards to encourage engagement with Sharepoint 
(and a discussion on badges)

6. Nic Whitton
University of Manachester
Engaging the Brain's Reward System http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects/uncertain-reward/ 
Using Zondle

Note upcoming events on the site: http://gamesandlearningsig.ning.com/profiles/blogs/meeting-dates-2014-15

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This is the Hangout link for this morning's Show and Tell: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/event/chbf2k9udod8c52mknhi1sbaocs (if this doesn't work, click the 'Hangouts' icon in the post below.
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A write up of an event I ran back in October:
#SenateSecrets was a game designed specifically for the FOTE 2014 conference as a  treasure hunt that would take place online and offline before and dur...
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  • University of Brighton
    eLearning Services Manager, present
  • Academic Computing - University of Brighton
    Senior Learning Technologies Developer, 2012
  • Keymedia
    Project Manager
  • University of Brighton
    IT Support Officer
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Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex
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Cheltenham - Brighton
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EdTech and gaming girl at the Uni of Brighton
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I am the eLearning services manager at the University of Brighton. I blog about technology, education and games - and especially anything where these three overlap.
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  • Cheltenham College
    A-Levels
  • University of Bath
    BSc Mathematical Sciences
  • Middlesex University
    MA Video Production
  • University of Brighton
    PhD Learning Technologies
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