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Seminar recording available: Dr Tamson Pietsch

8 Jul 2019
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How to know the world? What the untold story of the 1926 Floating University world cruise says about how universities came to have authority over knowledge in the 20th century.

Dr Tamson Pietsch, Director of the Australian Centre for Public History, University of Technology, Sydney

This seminar took place on Tuesday 28th May at 50 George Square.

Link to seminar recording

Abstract

Seminar recording available: Dr Tamson Pietsch

31 May 2019

 

How to know the world? What the untold story of the 1926 Floating University world cruise says about how universities came to have authority over knowledge in the 20th century.

Dr Tamson Pietsch, Director of the Australian Centre for Public History, University of Technology, Sydney

This seminar took place on Tuesday 28th May at 50 George Square.

Link to seminar recording

Abstract

Slides available: Professor Sotaro Kita 'Gesture: its relationship to thinking and speaking'

20 May 2019
Moray House lecture recording

Slides available: Professor Sotaro Kita 'Gesture: its relationship to thinking and speaking'

Professor Sotaro Kita's seminar took place on Thursday 9th May at Moray House School of Education.

Link to slides 

Please note: we are investigating a problem with the sound in this presentation.  Only embedded videos are audible.  

Abstract

A balancing act: Designing an exhibit for embodied learning

3 May 2019
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What makes a good interactive science exhibit? Is it the warm feeling of successfully completing a task? The chance for children and adults to enjoy science together? The integration of physical and digital components? The achievement in having learnt a science concept that is new to the user? Finding ways to explain your learning to peers and family after your experience?