A tutor came to my department looking for a better way to simplify an activity she had been doing in her courses. She had a favourite interactive CD that she had to borrow from the Library at the start of…
A compilation of some of the famous models used in learning design. I made none of these. This was for sticking up on the wall next to me.
Recreating Peeking Man’s Room that Echoes. Using Touch Designer and a Kinect. The final version should be projected on a large screen.
Recently I found this clip from 1973 in the documentary BBS: The Documentary (2005). “A highly interactive graphic based individualized computer-based education system” “self-paced and tailored to the needs of each individual student”. It is the dream of many an…
A scene from the terrible movie “Better off Dead” that really demonstrates the problems of traditional chalk and talk teaching.
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Building on this pearl of Confucian wisdom, Dr Christian Schott—with contributions by Maciu Raivoka from Victoria University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning and Alan Proctor-Thomson…
A document for tutors on the redesign I did of the Course pages. Files to edit.
Giving students their own digital domain is a radical act. It gives them the ability to work on the Web and with the Web, to have their scholarship be meaningful and accessible by others. It allows them to demonstrate their…
A pretty definitive list of about 150 Christmas movies, that I pieced together from a few locations. Make sure to change views, filters and sorting. Christmas Movie Selector
The initial planning for our Light Nelson piece called ArtSpark: Joy. A collaborative piece by Janja Heathfield, Kim Ireland and Burnt Pixel.
A onepage website I made to introduce new staff to Moodle.
In this project I was given the brief to create a onepage introduction to selective breeding of Greenshell Muscles for SPATnz. It includes Interactive Videos, Interactive Graphics, a glossary and a timeline.
We’re off to Nelson, but we want to see you all before we leave. So come over any time with kids or without. Bring drinks and we’ll probably get pizza. PLUS Darts, Arcade Machine, Just Dance and self-service dj-ing.
Te Aro School Year 6 students redesign the Te Aro Shops using Minetest (an open source clone of Minecraft). (Source: )
Victoria’s 3d models made virtually real. Using an Oculus Rift for the eyes and a Makey Makey and Playdoh for the legs.
Ian’s models brought to life through using a Leap Motion (to grab objects) and a Wii Balance Board (to move).