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Partnering with Students to Develop Mobile Learning

Outline of my project to develop a mobile app for QUT Law School activity Walk Down George Street

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Partnering with Students to Develop Mobile Learning

  1. 1. Partnering with Students to Develop Mobile Learning Tamara Pearce Learning Designer, QUT Law School
  2. 2. QUT Law School • Very large student cohorts • Range of reasons for studying Law • QUT Real World branding • Need to contextualise study • Desire to inspire and engage
  3. 3. QUT Gardens Point has direct physical access to • Old Government House • Parliament House • Executive Building • Inns of Court • Commonwealth Law Courts • Magistrates Court • Queen Elizabeth II Courts Complex • Legal Heritage Centre
  4. 4. Original Activity: • Optional self guided walk during Orientation Week • Paper map or Google Map trail • No further resources or information • Not contextualised
  5. 5. Reinvigorated Walk Down George Street • Included in LLB101 Curriculum • Small group task + Collaborative learning + Fun and engagement + Build peer relationships • Video with highlights of each location • Extensive links to related online content • Related to assessment • Discussed in tutorials • Hosted on Blackboard Community Site
  6. 6. Blackboard Learning Module Questions – directly related to online quiz assessment Trivia – bonus, history or general interest Resources – relevant links & textbook readings Tasks – at each site, sometimes take a selfie Embedded video hosted on YouTube
  7. 7. Learning Designer supervised IT Capstone Project Team 5 third year students: 3 x Developer, 1 x Project Manager, 1 x Graphic/Visual Designer
  8. 8. Students sourced development tools to suit their skills and meet project deliverables
  9. 9. • Students get real project experience • Students given high level of independence & responsibility • Law School achieved outcomes with minimal budget + • Range of student ability & management of student team • LD C# coding skills • Late start/time management • Incomplete project at the end of semester _
  10. 10. Future Directions #Evaluation Student feedback and evaluation #ComingSoon Partnering with Urban Development students to develop realistic and innovative interactive learning resources for Real Property Law #WishList Partnering with multidisciplinary student team to develop augmented reality Walk Down George Street
  11. 11. Questions? @TamaraRPearce
  12. 12. References Andri Yudatama (2015), Speed, Aurasma (2016), Getting Started, Devin Rose (2015), Xamarin Header Image, Diets in Review (2013), Students with Smart Phones, GCS Photos (2015), QUT Open Day 2015, John (2015), Brisbane High Rise George Street, Microsoft (2016), Using Xamarin to Code for Multiple Platforms, QUT (2013), QUT Science and Engineering Panaorama, QUT(2015) Garden Point Campus, Rae Allen (2010), Themus, Stephen Dann (2009), QUT sign + parliament, Xamarin Inc (2016) Xamarin Studio Screenshots, All other images designed and created by Tamara Pearce, QUT Law School (2015 – 2016).

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  • DavidThompson28

    Aug. 25, 2016

Outline of my project to develop a mobile app for QUT Law School activity Walk Down George Street


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