Worth Sharing: The Crusade Against Multiple Regression Analysis | Edge.org

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute A Good Read There’s a certain cargo cult associated with these sorts of correlations. If there are more than 3 or 4 variables that have an influence on something, we very quickly lose our ability to say anything meaningful about … Continue reading

Worth Sharing: Peter Higgs: I wouldn’t be productive enough for today’s academic system | Science | The Guardian

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I know it’s a few years old, but this is really worth a read. It is sobering to consider what we have given up with our current capitalistic, competitive academic system. Universities are not businesses and shouldn’t be run that … Continue reading


Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Day Two¬†at IEEE-GEM:¬†2015 IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) Conference The first full day of presentations (yesterday were the workshops). Highlights: There were many interesting conversations and presentations. I did mt two talks (I’ll post the slides in a week … Continue reading


Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Day One at IEEE-GEM:¬†2015 IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) Conference Highlights: Nice people Very eclectic bunch – many countries and disciplines Did my tutorial on Gamification, which was well received, and Interesting keynote by Steve Mann. Still not sure … Continue reading

Worth Sharing: Educational Research Methodology Framework | Dr. Patrick Blessinger

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute It may be helpful for any of your students taking a research methods course or working on a research based thesis or dissertation. It is particularly useful for those in education or the social sciences but may also have some … Continue reading

Worth Sharing: A List of Institutions with Graduate Level Games Research Positions

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Home page of the Digital Gaming Research Assocation (DiGRA) Student Representatives Source: Games Research Positions – digrastudents.org 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike … Continue reading

Worth Sharing: The Post-Mortem on the APA’s Dead-On-Arrival Policy Statement On Video Games¬†|¬†Christopher J. Ferguson

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Anyone else see the irony¬†in the fact that violence and video games prompts so much anger? This ‘debate’ (I hesitate to call it a debate¬†because that implies civility, and we don’t really seem to have that here.) has been raging … Continue reading

On Repeatability and Educational Research

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes Came across this a while back (OK, it was nearly a year a go)¬†which sparked a rather strong reaction from a fellow educationalist.¬†I don’t want to make it personal, so¬†I’m just going to relay the exchange, as I think it … Continue reading