The experience of learning in “The Cube” : Queensland University of Technology’s giant interactive multimedia environment

Sayyad Abdi, Elham, Bruce, Christine S., & Stoodley, Ian D. (2014) The experience of learning in “The Cube” : Queensland University of Technology’s giant interactive multimedia environment. Informatics, 1, pp. 126-146.

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Abstract

In this paper we report findings of the first phase of an investigation, which explored the experience of learning amongst high-level managers, project leaders and visitors in QUT’s “Cube”. “The Cube” is a giant, interactive, multi-media display; an award-winning configuration that hosts several interactive projects. The research team worked with three groups of participants to understand the relationship between a) the learning experiences that were intended in the establishment phase; b) the learning experiences that were enacted through the design and implementation of specific projects; and c) the lived experiences of learning of visitors interacting with the system. We adopted phenomenography as a research approach, to understand variation in people’s understandings and lived experiences of learning in this environment. The project was conducted within the first twelve months of The Cube being open to visitors.

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ID Code: 73072
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: QUT, The Cube, Giant interactive displays, Multimedia walls, Experience, Learning, Phenomenography, HERN
DOI: 10.3390/informatics1020126
ISSN: 2227-9709
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 by the authors
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Deposited On: 25 Jun 2014 22:39
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2016 23:41

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