Web 2.0 virtual design studio : social networking as facilitator of design education

Ham, Jeremy J. and Schnabel, Marc Aurel 2011, Web 2.0 virtual design studio : social networking as facilitator of design education, Architectural science review, vol. 54, no. 2, ANZAScA special issue, pp. 108-116.

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Title Web 2.0 virtual design studio : social networking as facilitator of design education
Author(s) Ham, Jeremy J.
Schnabel, Marc Aurel
Journal name Architectural science review
Volume number 54
Issue number 2
Season ANZAScA special issue
Start page 108
End page 116
Total pages 9
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2011
ISSN 0003-8628
1758-9622
Keyword(s) architectural education
design studio
social networks
Web 2.0
Summary In 2009, Deakin University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong trailed the use of Web 2.0 technologies to enhance learning outcomes in a third-year architectural design studio that was modelled on the virtual design studios (VDSs) of the past decades. The studio developed the VDS further by integrating a social learning environment into the blended learning experience. The Web 2.0 VDS utilized the social networking site Ning.com, YouTube, Skype and various three-dimensional modelling, video and image processing, and chat software to deliver lectures, communicate learning goals, disseminate learning resources, submitting, providing feedback and comments to various design works, and assessing of students’ outcomes. This research centres on issues of learning and teaching associated with the development of a social network VDS.
Language eng
Field of Research 129999 Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2011, Taylor & Francis
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