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#EDEN14 Virtual collaboration in the built environment


Mark Childs, Loughborough University Students collaboratively work on a project brief, design a building for a specific site, submit a report and reflect on process. Learners constrict meaning through the act of design. Meaning is constructed jointly by the community. … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Digital storytelling as a effective practice tool in a community of professionals


Corrado Petrucco, Univ of Padova The human brain seems to manage to understand stories rather than logical processes, but stories but still follow some rules. A good story can be used as the basis of an argument to convince others. … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Interesting work and open education


Alan Tait, keynote speaker day two Challenges of work in life: context of increasing unemployment across Europe, country average of about 11%, range is between 5 and 27%, particularly bad for 18- 25 year olds. Threat from unemployment: this is … Continue reading

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#EDEN14 Filling the gap: e-skills for jobs


Andre Richier, keynote speaker day two context of growing unemployment and problems within industry of not being able to find people with the right skills. New demographic reality, a youth bulge in the developing world, Africa and asia’s labour force … Continue reading

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Data careers #LAK12


Listening to John Rauser from Amazon talking on youtube about working with big data as part of the #LAK12 mooc. Oh, the pure pleasure of seeing simultaneous equations in action – I haven’t had such a stir of excitement since … Continue reading

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