360 Imagery for Exhibitions

Howard ErreyContent development, Project partners, Project types, School of Architecture and Design0 Comments

Kevin Francke from RMIT Architecture and Design has begun trying out ways of using 3D photography and video. Check out the effect by clicking on the link above. Using the Ricoh Theta S, Kevin has created an album of 360 photographs taken at students’ exhibitions. You can view these images by visiting his gallery. Next up we are hoping to check … Read More

The FutureLearn is Already Here?

Howard ErreyCurrent issues, MOOCs, Open education resources, Project partners, School of Architecture and Design, School of Media and Communication0 Comments

Corn

FutureLearn has arrived at RMIT. Two subject areas, one in the School of Media and Communications and one in Global Urban and Social Studies, have been selected for the first two MOOCs. The first is appropriately, Design Futures with Jeremy Yuille and Marius Foley, which evokes and includes as part of the design learning, the William Gibson quote: “The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed”.

Starting on “I love blended learning”

Zaina Indira NehmeExperience, Flexible learning, Mobile learning, Project types, Research and innovation, School of Architecture and Design, Social learning, Uncategorized0 Comments

As I slowly familiarise myself with my new role, I am also making progress in learning more about the projects I will be leading and participating in for the first part of the year.  I have just returned from building 100, the Design Hub, where I met Soumitri Varadarajan (Deputy Dean Industrial and Interior Design) and Juan Sanin (Lecturer of Industrial … Read More

How did Andy Mabbett’s presentation on Wikidata go?

Leigh BlackallOther, Project types, School of Architecture and Design, School of Art, Solution development1 Comment

Screen grab of the Wikidata website

Andy Mabbett gave a presentation on Wikidata last week. 26 people attended, representing a range of organisations and interest areas. Wikimedia Australia sponsored the event with $200 toward catering. Given Andy’s current interest in Public Art, we have been trying to raise the interest of staff at the Public Art program, as well as in Architecture – given their 2015 project to engage Wikipedia and author pages about … Read More

Learning spatial awareness: virtual reality and 360-degree video

Howard ErreyExamples of practice, Project partners, School of Architecture and Design, School of Property, Construction and Project Management, Video learning1 Comment

Person using Cardboard

Educators in areas such as Property Construction and Project Management, and Architecture and Design, need to provide building site experience for large numbers of students – in some cases hundreds per class. The practicalities of turning up to a major building site with large numbers of students for reasons such as safety, make these site visits increasingly difficult to organise.

3 Audio Feedback Tools

Howard ErreyCurrent issues, General, Project partners, School of Architecture and Design0 Comments

In a recent discussion with Scott Mayson in RMIT Architecture and Design he highlighted the importance of voice nuance in studio assessment feedback. He explained how feedback often contains subtle (and valuable) emotional content that can be missed when feedback is in text only. Most of us are already aware of the audio feedback tool in Grademark. This tool enables … Read More

Digital VET project winners

Howard ErreyCurrent issues, General, School of Architecture and Design, Vocational Education0 Comments

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Funding recipients for round 1 of the VET Development Centre competitive project grants for 2015 have been announced. The successful RMIT projects are: Architecture and Design – Building capacity to use Google Tools for online and blended course delivery in Interior Design & Decoration programs: Jenny Woods Project Manager – for $20,000 Architecture and Design – Using Google Tools to … Read More