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BuildAR Augmented Reality workshop 16th Oct 2012

Types of AR include location, image, now panoroma (maps onto sphere), and now 3D objects. New AR also enables images, 3D objects Basic model involves a HTML overlay, 3D scene cube, camera view at back. Metaio (made by Junaio) powers … Continue reading

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Learning Design Definitions – One Possible Approach

After spending two days at a Learning Design writing retreat in Larnaca and also after attending a great presentation by Eva Dozoby at ICEM 2012 that highlighted the inconsistencies in learning design nomenclature, I’ve documented one possible approach to defining … Continue reading

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ICEM 2012 Conference – 27-29 September

First speaker John Hedberg “New times, new tools, but has the emperor got clothes?” Knowledge Navigator predicitive video created by Steve Jobs 25 years ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGYFEI6uLy0 What happens on the internet in a minutes Intel: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/communications/internet-minute-infographic.html John outlines a “process … Continue reading

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Learning Design Writing Workshop – Larnaca, Cyprus, 24th & 25th of Sept 2012

Posted below are various personal notes taken from this meeting. These notes reflect my interpretations of points that were interesting from my perspective, and in no way represent the entirety of the output of this meeting. Attendees: James Dalziel, Grainne … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Conference, Sebel Surry Hills, 29th August

Blending with purpose, to overcome the LMS limbo. Blended learning in the spaces between. Mark Brown – How do we address the issue of quality Blended learning can help to create a vibrant digital learning ecology. However it can also … Continue reading

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How to present wirelessly using your ipad

Hi. This took a little bit of time to work out so I thought I’d quickly share how you can present wirelessly using your ipad. Make sure your computer is attached to the Internet and then setup an ad-hoc wireless … Continue reading

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AR Symposium at Macquarie ICT Innovation Centre 14th August 2012

Introduction to AR – Rob Manson Milgram’s Reality – Virtual Worlds spectrum Azuma’s definition of AR in 1997 ARToolkit released in 1999 (C++ Libraries) Wikipedia’s 2002 definition has been superseded by 2011 definition (current) 2008 Wikitude released the first mobile … Continue reading

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The Pedagogy of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality Technology Types of AR include: Marker based (a particular image causes multimedia resources to be layered across it) Object based (an object caused mutlimedia resources to be layered across it) Location based (geolocation on a mobile device causes … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Increase Usage and Citation of articles – by Sage

This was sent through by Sage marketing, but it actually has some good ideas… 1. Wikipedia We recognise that many students are increasingly using Wikipedia as the starting point for their research. If there are pages that relate to themes, … Continue reading

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Social Media in Higher Education conference (26th June 2012)

A/Professor Adam Brigman, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Science University of Sydney Adopted a social media approach that sent all of their announcements via RSS to Twitter, Facebook, etc Reduced Absent Fails by about 40% by adopting … Continue reading

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