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A Centre for ICT in Education: Pedagogy, Practice and Research

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  1. 1. INSPIRE<br />A Centre for ICT in Education: Pedagogy, Practice and Research <br />
  2. 2. INSPIRE<br />The University of Canberra has received a $7.2 million grant to establish the INSPIRE Centre<br />a centre to advance research and development on the innovative application of information and communications in formal and informal educational settings<br />$5 million grant from the Capital Development Pool program (DEEWR)<br />a joint venture between the University of Canberra, ACTDET and ACT Government<br />Engaged multi award-winning architects Cox Humphries Moss<br />Project managed by Manteena<br />Promoting a vision for educating with technology in the 21st Century <br />2<br />
  3. 3. INSPIRE<br />INSPIRE will focus on innovative, good practice pedagogy that utilises ICT to enhance student learning outcomes<br />Our research will inform a range of professional learning programs for both pre service and practising teachers <br />Research themes will be further developed in conjunction with ACTDET but will include: <br />development of virtual learning environments and mobile learning application<br />development of frameworks to support the pedagogical applications of ICT (e.g. TPACK)<br />application of ICT to support design thinking and educational design<br />the use of ICT to support collaborative knowledge building in professional learning and educational leadership<br />work on designing agile learning spaces and augmented reality applications (New grant recently awarded – ARStudio)<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Building design brief<br />Creativity - stimulating the mind and the senses<br />Visibility - make technology and processes visible; be a prominent landmark in the University of Canberra campus <br />Accessibility – encourage participation and use of technology; easy to find and welcoming, particularly for external collaborators and visitors<br />Transparency - revealing the activities within to inform and excite<br />Functionality – a robust environment for supporting the use of and research into ICT in education<br />Flexibility & Agility - designed to support change over time<br />Sustainability – innovation that can be sustained; reinforcing the University’s commitment to environmental responsibility<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Designed for learning and research<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Environmentally friendly<br />
  7. 7. Inspired learning<br />Making learning visible<br />Artist’s impression<br />
  8. 8. A collaborative space<br />
  9. 9. A research commons<br />
  10. 10. An internal city<br />
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  15. 15. Exhibition: Past, present and future<br />
  16. 16. INSPIRE building progress<br />view photostream<br />pics by munnerley<br />
  17. 17. NW View of INSPIRE<br />pics by munnerley<br />
  18. 18. Collaborative & flexi-space<br />Also visible is the flight lounge mezzanine<br />pics by munnerley<br />
  19. 19. 2nd floor view over collaborative space<br />pics by munnerley<br />
  20. 20. TEAL Room<br />Technology-enhanced Active Learning (see MIT)<br />pics by munnerley<br />
  21. 21. Planning for ICT integration<br />Focus our attention, not narrow our focus<br />Source: Mishra, P., & Koehler, M. J. (2006). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A new framework for teacher knowledge. Teachers College Record. 108(6), 1017-1054. <br />21<br />
  22. 22. A model of design research in education<br />22<br />Source: Mor, Yishay (2010) 'A Design Approach to Research in Technology Enhanced Mathematics Education', PhD thesis, Institute of Education, University of London<br />
  23. 23. Augmented Reality<br />23<br /> -The Layar Reality Browser is an augmented reality application that displays real time digital information (layers) on top of the physical world (reality). <br />
  24. 24. More information<br />Professor Robert Fitzgerald PhdDirector INSPIRE Centre for ICT in EducationOffice of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)University of Canberra Bruce ACT 2600 AUSTRALIAPhone +61 417023539Email<br />Mark Christian<br />Manager, Educational DevelopmentPhone +61 418267757Email  <br />Jacinta Spinks<br />Project OfficerOffice of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education)University of Canberra, Australia, 2601Phone +61 26206 3965Email<br />Jessica Schumann<br />Communications Officer<br />Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)<br />Phone +61 2 6201 5047 <br />Email  <br />