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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 […]

Polytechnic geeks ace speed dating

September 23, 2010

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Dunedin ICT Internship Speed Dating 2010 Originally uploaded by Samuel Mann Last night 22 of our students met with 14 of the city’s IT firms in a bid to secure much sought after summer internships. This is a perfect win-win-win. Last year 24 students from Polytechnic and University got internships and 17 of these resulted […]

CityScape team wins national award – again!

July 14, 2010

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CityScape is a panoramic exhibition system for the Otago Settlers’ Museum.  It engages visitors to the museum in building a shared narrative of place. Sustainability is a theme in our capstone projects.  We have a focus on communicating and engaging people in aspects of sustainability. We took the CityScape poster to the CITRENZ Conference (incorporating […]

Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist

June 29, 2010

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At this year’s CITRENZ/NACCQ conference we’re introducing Mashup: Pecha-Kucha with a Twist. This promises to be a fast paced, visual, interactive collaborative celebration of computing research.   You are invited to participate (even if you know nothing about computing or research!). A Pecha Kucha sees the fast paced presentation of ideas – each presenter has […]