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Interviewed…

September 5, 2016

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I was interviewed by Bill Tomlinson for the University of California online course, “ICS 5: Global Disruption and Information Technology”, here it is: Advertisements

Towards mySustainableLens

May 19, 2015

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mySustainableLens: A multimedia exploration of how we enable every graduate as a sustainable practitioner. Here’s the guts of a funding application we’ve just submitted, it aims to create an interactive mySustainableLens to communicate Sustainable Lens as a tool for understanding what it means to be a Sustainable Practitioner.  It is a proposal for a multi-media […]

Panda Island

November 21, 2012

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Otago Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Information Technology capstone project sees groups of students undertaking year long “real projects for real clients”. Panda Island is a recently completed project. The Peace Foundation has identified a need for an interactive tool to complement their Cool Schools programme, which is aimed at primary school students to learn skills required […]

Sustainable Community Enterprise

August 7, 2012

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I’ve been working with an inspiring learner Joe Davy. Here’s our presentation in support of proposal to establish a Sustainable Community Enterprise within Otago Polytechnic. Community sustainableenterprise from Samuel Mann

DIY “Essay”

July 29, 2011

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This year I’m teaching Web1 (1 because it is in first year, the subject matter is Web2.0).   The course has a large project that generates 50% of the marks.  Another 30% is for achievement of weekly learning outcomes – this is entirely self and peer assessed through a collaborative learning approach – all their […]

Showcasing what is already great

June 30, 2011

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Here’s today’s presentation showcasing what is already great in Education for Sustainability at Otago Polytechnic.   For workshop for Staff Professional Development day, 30th June 2011.  Presenters: Niki Bould, Bridie Lonie, Andy Thompson, Morag MacAuley and Samuel Mann.  Our intention is to show what good things are already happening across the institution in a way […]

Book launch: The Green Graduate

June 9, 2011

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 The challenge: every student graduates able to think and act as a sustainable practitioner, whatever their field. This is the goal Otago Polytechnic set itself and, as one of the main proponents, Samuel Mann became the go-to guy. Here he takes the reader on that journey and in doing so provides the framework for making […]