Tag Archives: pedagogy

5 take aways from SIGGRAPH 2015

The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques including an exhibition, technical papers, industry talks and hands-on courses that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world and many thousand … Continue reading

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Landmap Showcase New Augmented Reality App at the National Science and Engineering Week

The University of Manchester has organised a week of activities to enthuse school children about studying science and engineering.  Pupils have the opportunity to get up close with some of the cutting-edge research going on at The University of Manchester … Continue reading

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Ding! Ding! Round two – AR in the classroom

On Friday afternoon we demoed the second, and brand new, version of the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app to students at University for the Creative Arts. Originally our lead academic, Adrian Bland, had envisoned AR as a ‘portal … Continue reading

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Mimas AR open for business

Mimas is pleased to announce that we are now open to engage in Augmented Reality consultancy and training, an exciting new area where we hope to realise its rich potential for education. Mimas’s experience with AR has involved working with … Continue reading

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Introducing AR to 2nd year students at UCA

On 25th January the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app was introduced to 2nd year students on the Contextual and Theoretical Perspectives course at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. The SCARLET+ lead academic, Adrian Bland (and Pathway Tutor … Continue reading

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Discovering augmented reality at UCA

This is the third in a trio of blog posts inspired by the workshop led by Team SCARLET on Friday 7th December at University for the Creative Arts (UCA). The other two blog posts deal with the CSC’s working prototype … Continue reading

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Triangles and teapots: AR technology development

At the workshop led by Team SCARLET on 7th December, the Crafts Study Centre presented a rough demonstration of their AR development so far. The two key principles underpinning this work were (and continue to be): ‘pedagogy before technology’; and … Continue reading

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