Graduate Teaching Assistant (0.5 FTE) (UN1660) Job Type Part Time Fixed Term Salary £25,513 - £31,342 per annum, pro rata
4 x 0.5 FTE posts, 3 years fixed term
The Department of Computing & Immersive Technology is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who can contribute to our teaching and related activities in support our MEng/MSc/BEng/BSc Computing provision.
The successful candidate will register for a PhD with the School of Science & Technology (a reduction in fees or fee waiver may be possible).
The Raspberry Pi 2 will pack more power for the same price, plus it will soon be able to run Windows. The post The Internet of Anything: Microsoft Brings Free Windows to the Raspberry Pi appeared first on WIRED.
Virtual reality, along with its potential, has been around for years. While there were some apps that took advantage of its “wow” factor early in development by pointing us to the closest subway or restaurant through our smartphones, the rich applications have always required the use of a bulky pair of goggles. These have not been lightweight goggles! As researchers of education, we found them in university engineering labs but potential was never realized because of its cost and bulk.
Once Oculus Rift, a virtual reality company created for gaming was acquired by Facebook, development accelerated. Other companies entered the commercial space. The goggles are getting more lightweight. Learning will see some incredible applications in the near future – this may be bigger than anyone anticipates. It’s not just about gaming.
From the New York Times, “READY or not, here comes virtual reality.
A recent publication in JMIR Education caught my attention that was focused on the use of games in pharmacy education. Titled "Student Preferences on Gaming Aspects for a Serious Game in Pharmacy Practice Education: A Cross-Sectional Study," the study aimed to 'determine the types of gaming aspects that students would like to play in a pharmacy-related serious game.'
For those unfamiliar with concept of 'serious gaming,' it basically entails the idea that games can be used outside the rea
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