Digital Media in Education

research in new media learning environments

Scholarships for PhDs

RMIT have a variety of significant competitive scholarships available for outstanding Phd applicants. There are scholarships for Australian (and New Zealand) citizens and the rest of the world. To …

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An opportunity to get to research in the area of interactive video production with one of the main reference in the area.

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Storytelling in VR: Ambiguity and Implication in 1st Person Narratives

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Oh my! If there are “narrative designers” shouldn’t there be a narrative design course? I like the idea! Teaching how to build ambiguity in the characters definition allowing more freedom and agency to the gamer.

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Educação – Portugal testa salas de aula do futuro – Portugal – DN

Setúbal já tem um espaço a funcionar há um ano e meio e serve de modelo a 24 salas em preparação. Esta é uma aposta do governo

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Great initiative! Learning environments adapted to the digital reality! Student centered pedagogy is not a new idea but this seem a good way to do it!

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The Symposium

i-Docs 2016 2 – 4 March Watershed, Bristol, UK Tickets available here In this edition of i-Docs, we will be exploring Tools for Thought – interactive documentary platforms for production, teaching and research; The Uses…

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Great events!

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Creative Territories project publishes major outcome: The Good Hubbing Guide

The DCRC’s Creative Territories project has published its major outcome, The Good Hubbing Guide. It is available on the project site here. The GHG represents the Creative Territories network’s majo…

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Games everywhere!

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Learning Theory – What are the established learning theories?

This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory, organisational learning Nonaka & Takeuchi, zone of proximal development The area of capabilities that learners can exhibit with support from a teacher or peer., text & conversation theory An organization is created and defined by communication. communication

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It seems odd that constructionism is the only “paradigma” that has no distinctive principlies or no link to  keyconcepts and it seems exaggerated that no links are connecting instructivism to any other paradigm, but it is still a very good representations of the whole picture.

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How the Brain Reacts to Scrambled Stories

Research shows that people tend to prefer linear narratives, but can also be engaged by just the right amount of disruption.

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if non-linear effort is required atencion may rise

if emotional involvement rises memoryincreases.

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