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Introduction to Creative Technologies week 1


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Introduction to Creative Technologies (BCT) at Auckland University of Technology.

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Introduction to Creative Technologies week 1

  1. 1. Introduction to CT: #ctec502 Week 1 Nau Mai Welcome
  2. 2. Welcome to the 2018 edition of #CTEC502 This paper is a “Deep Dive” into Creative Technologies The main goal is to introduce you to the ethos of this cross-disciplinary area ICT is a core BCT paper, with CTEC500 and CTEC600
  3. 3. Instructor Dr. Ricardo Sosa • • • Twitter: @designcomputing • Slideshare: rsm • Note: This week presenting at JWC2018: Slides available:
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  5. 5. 126 hours of “student directed learning” Learning outcomes Contents Assessment plan If you have any queries, you can contact the instructors, the BCT programme leader, and your Colab mentor.
  6. 6. 126 hours: “Student directed learning” (That’s roughly 10 hours every week during the semester)
  7. 7. On successful completion of this paper students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate competency in creative, critical and reflective thinking. 2. Describe the nature of the creative industries and how the convergence disciplines can contribute to the development of a creative knowledge economy. 3. Analyse and critique historical and contemporary practices in the creative technologies.
  8. 8. #ctec502Use this hashtag for everything that you post online related to this paper
  9. 9. Three basic human activities: theoria (thinking), poiesis (making), and praxis (doing)
  10. 10. Class Activity: Read-Think-Pair-Share (RTPS) Swanson, G. (1994) and Cross, N. (1982)
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  13. 13. designerly culture
  14. 14. ‘tame’ ‘wicked’ problems
  15. 15. ToDo today: Create your tumblr blog (choose a professional name that includes the acronym BCT, as you will be using this blog for 3 years) and register the URL here:
  16. 16. Weekly Activity: Introspection Read and annotate: Rich Gold’s “The 4 creative hats I’ve worn” Chapter 4 of the book “The Plenitude. Creativity, Innovation, and Making Stuff” MIT Press, 2007