The New Google Sites

Howard ErreyHow to, Resources, School of Art, Strategic alignment, Student as producer, Uncategorized6 Comments

The new Google sites is available both on RMIT and private accounts. They are not replacing the classic sites – see the section on Migration below. There are a number of new features of this long overdue refresh providing a new ease and speed in creating content that also removes several complications. Due to the ease and speed with which … Read More

And I’ll take the Low Road: Innovative Online and Maker Space Design

Howard ErreyContent development, Learning design, Research and innovation4 Comments

I am curious that a number of architecture books have been very influential in online design. These include the classic A Pattern Language and more recently Dan Hill’s Dark Matter and Trojan Horses. Stewart Brand’s How Buildings Learn is one such book. This fortunately became a BBC television series, curiously the first ever digital television show, with a quaint analogue … Read More

The #FlexibleLMS: Good Practice Examples

Howard ErreyLMS0 Comments

At times we get requests for “best practice” examples of the LMS which is understandable from an evaluation point of view. I prefer to refer to “good practice” examples because the term best practice leaves out room for making mistakes and the potential for consequent ongoing improvement and innovation. Secondly, because the LMS tries to do everything it ends up … Read More

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

Masters of Design Futures

Howard ErreyCurrent issues, Experience, Project partners, School of Media and Communication, Strategic alignment2 Comments

Recently I met with Jeremy Yuille who went through with me how we have mapped out the design pattern for the upcoming Masters of Design Futures. This is a program for designers wanting a higher level skills in running projects and design studios either in their own practice or for SMEs. I asked Jeremy to show in the video the … Read More

#MobileLearning

Leigh BlackallExamples of practice, Mobile learning0 Comments

#Authentic, #situated and #timely #teaching and #learning can often be achieved through a #mobilelearning approach What – Mobile phone, less is more. Here we consider #mobileLearning as an approach generally, and link to specific examples of practice. MobileLearning practically means that all announcements, communications and assessments need to be primarily achievable on a mobile device, putting the laptop and desktop … 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