The experience of learning in "The Cube" : Queensland University of Technology's giant interactive multimedia environment

Sayyad Abdi, Elham, Bruce, Christine, and Stoodley, Ian (2014) The experience of learning in "The Cube" : Queensland University of Technology's giant interactive multimedia environment. Informatics, 1. pp. 126-146.

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In this paper we report findings of the first phase of an investigation, which explored the experience of learning amongst high-level managers, project leaders and visitors in QUT's "Cube". "The Cube" is a giant, interactive, multi-media display; an award-winning configuration that hosts several interactive projects. The research team worked with three groups of participants to understand the relationship between a) the learning experiences that were intended in the establishment phase; b) the learning experiences that were enacted through the design and implementation of specific projects; and c) the lived experiences of learning of visitors interacting with the system. We adopted phenomenography as a research approach, to understand variation in people’s understandings and lived experiences of learning in this environment. The project was conducted within the first twelve months of The Cube being open to visitors.

Item ID: 55420
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2227-9709
Keywords: QUT; the cube; giant interactive displays; multimedia walls; experience; learning; phenomenography; HERN
Copyright Information: Copyright 2014 by the authors. licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license. (
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