A ‘T-shaped designer’ a lead from the new design program at ANU. Again I can relate to the horizontal part of the T as stated in the article: What’s a T-shaped person? T-shaped people have two kinds of characteristics, hence the use of the letter “T” to describe them. The vertical stroke of the “T” Read more about T-shaped designer[…]
Audiovisual media across disciplines Critical Media Practice – The Graduate School in Arts and Sciences offers a Secondary Field degree in Critical Media Practice (CMP) for PhD This concept of audiovisual media practice being taught across disciplines is useful. From the overview “In areas across the disciplinary map — from Anthropology to Science Studies, from Sociology, Psychology, Read more about Audiovisual media across disciplines[…]
I had the pleasure of talking to visiting Course Leader, Joel Karamath here at RMIT recently. He is visiting from London and manages/teaches some inspiring studio teaching at University of Arts in London. This studio Interaction Design Arts course started out as a hybrid course fusing moving-image studies with interaction – Joel’s background is in Read more about Interaction and moving image[…]
Back in the office. Research into the new studios I am designing produced this mind map as a starting point towards scoping out my teaching and research in the future.
Inge Druckrey, Teaching to See, 37 minutes
ThinkPlus program from the de bono institute (from the website): An innovative education project to develop a carefully planned and thoughtful metacurriculum to run alongside the national curriculum that allows the skills and abilities for learnable intelligence to be developed in young people.
What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland’s School Success(form the article) Compared with the stereotype of the East Asian model — long hours of exhaustive cramming and rote memorization — Finland’s success is especially intriguing because Finnish schools assign less homework and engage children in more creative play.
Education design from architecture perspective – book reference Architecture School In a chapter from the new book Architecture School (MIT Press), edited by Joan Ockman, Princeton School of Architecture Dean Stan Allen traces the history of architecture education over the past two decades — as he says, a volatile period during which “rapid technological and Read more about Changes in Architecture Education[…]
Watching and listening to student presentations today I thought about how JY uses a sketch app on an iPad to visualise presentations. It would be useful to mindmap and visualise complex presentations like these ones as a type of design exercise, with questions included that could then be made available to students. This tool/app come Read more about Sketched feedback[…]
Adrian gave a wrap up lecture “sketch” as he calls it in the post titled Lecture finale for Integrated Media 1. This lecture brought together many of the things that we have covered this semester along with some projections further out. A number of the points in here can be extended into networked media in Read more about media 2.0[…]