We’re inviting RMIT staff to send in 1-2 minute videos outlining how they see online video being used in their work at RMIT now and in the future. This is an attempt to offer more people a voice at the table of people who are collecting ‘use cases’ to inform their decisions around an RMIT video management system. Please send … Read More
Who are you? Shall we start with a quick Google search on your name? Web, image, video, news, and scholar. I do it as a matter of course when considering new people to work with, or in preparation for applying for work. I want to know what a person looks like; to gain some insight into how they work … Read More
Virtual interviews (prerecorded videos using actors) for the careers advisers online course give students the opportunity to have more realistic scenarios with people seeking careers advice. Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Career Education and Development must take the course, Professional competencies, for career development practitioners. They are asked to work intensively with one of seven ‘virtual’ clients across … Read More
A day exploring beyond Lake Mountain, Victoria A 2D view of a spherical image. View it in a spherical viewer I was initially skeptical, but curious about Cardboard. I’m skeptical of immersive and virtual reality in education generally, but I do like the approach Google brings to many things. With a name like Cardboard, it undermines the techno wonderment of … Read More
I’ve spent a few hours today revisiting badges. I wanted to work out how to display badges on my LinkedIn profile. To date, I’ve used Credly to issue, receive and manage badges. Turns out it’s simple to link Credly badges to LinkedIn, as well as embed Credly badges on any website with the supplied iFrame code (Having trouble getting it visible … Read More
Google+ includes features such as real-time chat, video conferencing, and asynchronous communication through the G+ wall, in G+ Communities and Pages. One of the RMIT guiding principles for inclusive teaching is to “Offer flexible assessment and delivery”, and these Google features can support this.
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
According to the RMIT College of Design and Social Context Program Annual Review data, Youtube is the second most used technology after the LMS. Until we get clarity about the turning on of Youtube accounts, should that ever occur, we find staff managing with various work-arounds in order for sensible use of Youtube to be enabled. Do not despair! As I have argued elsewhere, an online culture which seems outwardly messy may not at all be a bad thing.
The GLbD Express workshops here in the College of Design and Social Context here at RMIT involve taking an in-depth look at a course—who studies it, who teaches it, what it’s about, and how it’s delivered and assessed. Check out our other posts about Express for more information. To try to understand who is involved and how they’re affected, we use personas. … Read More