Creating Creative Technologists: Playing With(in) Education

Abstract

The Bachelor of Creative Technologies (BCT) degree is offered by Colab, a unique academic unit at Auckland University of Technology. The unit is a research-teaching nexus or ‘collaboratory’ at the intersection of four existing schools (Art and Design, Communications and Media Studies, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering) in the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies. The goal of Colab is to develop new experimental alliances, research collaborations and learning experiences across these overlapping disciplines. Its researchers, students and stakeholders are encouraged to imagine, construct and navigate rapidly changing social, economic, technological and career environments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ColabAuckland University of TechnologyAucklandNew Zealand

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