Monthly Archives: May 2010

Let’s get visceral in the immernet! Who wants to play Quake together?


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Designing by Archetype – part 3 – Role Play


The Archetypes 2. Role Play Formal definition: To assume a role in an alternative form (living or inanimate) with the objective of understanding aspects of action and interaction to learn how to perform that role or gain a better understanding of the … Continue reading

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Designing by Archetype – part 2 – The Avatar Persona


The Archetypes 1. Avatar Persona Learning in the 3rd person This was a fascinating and stimulating concept for me. The most popular point of view (PoV) for those interacting via an Avatar is 3rd person e.g. you watch yourself interacting. … Continue reading

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Designing by Archetype – part 1


Learning in 3D reading group Led by Hans de Zwart, Learning Innovation Manager, Shell Plc Summary – Chapter 5 (part 1) This summary is going to represent something of an experiment for me. It is deliberately not comprehensive (& not … Continue reading

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Telling Stories


I believe that there is no more effective, engaging or immersive way we learn than through sharing our stories. If it is true that we are all having to contend with being dwellers in Plato’s Cave then we need our ‘shadow-plays’ … Continue reading

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Drawing from Life


Life drawing teaches me that the only thing I need to do is to see what is there and describe it as truthfully as possible, getting myself out of the way. Doing this shows. Not doing it also shows. I … Continue reading

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Fountains and Waterfalls


As a very young child I discovered that, by moving my eyes in the direction of the flow of a fountain or a waterfall at the same speed of the flowing water, the shapes and patterns of the water appears … Continue reading

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