Category: learning design

“What is the strange profound attraction that this rectangular piece of concrete holds for them? Do we now observe the rights of passage of a newly emerging civilisation?” – Dr Eugene D Mander (Public Domain, 1988) “I think skateboarding is a way for people to reassess and redefine everything around them.” – Ian Mackaye “Skateboarding […]

Read more

Today I attended the Rethinking Online Learning: Melding the Best of Teaching, Television and Testing seminar presented by Professor Gosling (Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, USA) as part of the Innovations in Teaching and Learning series of seminars presented by Melbourne University. Professor Gosling’s seminar was based on the work he’s doing with […]

Read more

This sketch demonstrates the preliminary user flow for a web application/mobile experience that permits the completion and submission of a safe work method statement (SWMS) as part of a vocational training and assessment experience. A SWMS is a site-specific form that must be completed before any high-risk construction work is commenced. Generally, the completion and […]

Read more

This sketch demonstrates the preliminary user flow for a web application/mobile experience for a practical task capture, more specifically the completion of a technical report or similar documentation as part of a vocational training and assessment experience. Like the safe work method statement (SWMS) template, this web application/mobile experience seeks to take advantages of the affordances […]

Read more

For this prototype, I’m using Metaio Creator image and object recognition features of Toolbox in restrictive Demo Mode to further explore some aspects of my concept of augmented contextual instruction. Unfortunately, in Demo Mode I can’t use the excellent 3D point cloud data  captured in Toolbox to prototype all aspects of my augmented contextual instruction. In Demo […]

Read more

Augmented contextual instruction provides users with procedural demonstrations based on recognisable features and attributes of an object. Augmented contextual instruction could be used in vocational training and assessment contexts. Users can add (record), edit and share their own contextual instruction.

Read more

A work-in-progress render of the scene and 50 frame animated geometry for an augment of door/entry area to Dr Softain’s laboratory. Thematically, this scene takes place around the same time as Dr Softain’s emergency broadcast. The modelling is based on measurements and reference photos taken at the scene. The animated door opening was achieved by creating a […]

Read more

Dr Sigmeund Softain is specialist surgeon. He was responsible for pioneering The Softain Biopsy medical procedure. Dr Softain’s research is experimental and ongoing. He Tweets his day-to-day research activities and also discusses his work and recent findings on his blog. One day everything changed. Something went wrong in Dr Softain’s laboratory. An experimental medical procedure went awry. An outbreak. Amidst all the chaos […]

Read more
css.php