The Brisbane Media Map: Connecting Students, Industry, and University through Authentic Learning

Collis, Christy (2006) The Brisbane Media Map: Connecting Students, Industry, and University through Authentic Learning. In 7th International Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training Conference, 10-13 July 2006, UTS, Sydney.

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How can an undergraduate course and its technology-integrated learning design strengthen the student-university-industry triad? This paper describes the Brisbane Media Map, (, an authentic learning project in which undergraduate media students work as a team to design and populate an online directory of Brisbane’s media sector. The paper focuses on the pedagogical design, assessment and management, and technological architectural of the Map Project and its implications for strengthening university-industrial relations in an urban area.

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ID Code: 4718
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Educational Technology, Authentic learning, HERN
DOI: 10.1109/ITHET.2006.339773
ISBN: 1424404061
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 IEEE
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Deposited On: 21 Jul 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2014 04:55

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