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Towards an eLivingCampus

August 11, 2008

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Our software engineering class is working to develop the “Living Campus Information Infrastructure” . What does that mean? Good question, and one the students have been asking both us and their client, Paula Petley from our CEO’s office. Having gone through nearly two years of doing assignments with specific instructions, the students arrive in software […]

Software Engineering meets Living Campus

August 10, 2008

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We’ve got two full streams of Software Engineering this year. We teach a brand of software engineering that attempts to integrate agile with structure: Agile development framework (link to emerging wikibook). As part of our drive to find opportunities to integrate sustainability into teaching, we’re giving the groups the challenge of developing an information infrastructure […]

Greenhouse effect warms conversation

April 6, 2008

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With apologies to Colin who thinks I should write about computers, here’s a great project from our School of Art. In association with the Dunedin Fringe, Jude Roberston and Clare Fleming are facilitating a community discussion through the media of a small glasshouse on the Museum reserve. The Grow Project is an interactive visual artwork […]

LivingCampus underway

March 31, 2008

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On Saturday Otago Polytechnic Leadership Team had a working bee and a major area of focus was getting the LivingCampus underway. Thanks for your support everyone. We’re hoping to get interpretative material up by the end of today (feel free to contribute on the wiki). More images on Flickr. Including this one from Simon which […]

Living Campus Participatory Planning

March 30, 2008

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The LivingCampus is is both bottom up and top down. We have leadership from the top (our CEO Phil Ker is very supportive) and have a strong groundswell of support from our community. Incidentally, Phil makes a useful point that we need to move beyond an us (staff) and them (students) and others (oustide) and […]

Missing slides from the LivingCampus slideshow

March 30, 2008

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Rob points out that some of the slides from the forum post have gotten lost in the wash (replaced by red squares, suspiciously like half of a pair of socks). Here are the missing images from Michelle Ritchie. Michelle has done a great job of mixing the permaculture design with a themed educational/interaction design. The […]

LivingCampus Forum slidecast

March 30, 2008

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Here’s the slides from the LivingCampus Forum we held a couple of weeks back.