Call for Participation: CAUCE-CNIE Waterloo 2016 | Target: Education 3.0 – Possibilities at the Nexus of Pedagogy, Technology, and Access

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Join colleagues from Canada and around the world for the annual CAUCE-CNIE conference as we explore the shifting directions for the future of education. Waterloo, in the heart of Canada’s Technology Triangle, will be the place to be in 2016 … Continue reading

2015 IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) Conference

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute IEEE-GEM.ORG. There’s still time to submit your proposals. The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society is pleased to announce the 2015 IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) Conference, the seventh conference in a series of successful IEEE Game Innovation Conferences. The venue … Continue reading

Call for Papers | 4th Irish Symposium on Game-Based-Learning (iGBL)

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute   Call for Papers | IGBL. The Cork Institute of Technology, in partnership with SEGAN network, will host the 4th Irish Symposium on Game-Based-Learning (iGBL) as a one-day event hosted in the Cork Institute of Technology on Friday 6th June 2014. … Continue reading

Is it wrong to buy publications from grad students and pass them off as your own?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Apparently it is in China – if you get caught. Chinese academia ghost-writing ‘widespread’ This BBC article claims that “More than $100m (£63m) changes hands in China every year for ghost-written academic papers, according to research by a Chinese university.” … Continue reading

Be professional enough to do a decent literature review…

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes SHEESH! I get a lot of papers to review in Game Studies; Serious Games; Educational Games., etc. I used to learn a lot from reading these papers. Not anymore. Not only is much of what I read “old news” (i.e. … Continue reading

Rant About Conference Websites

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes I seem to be on a bit of a Rant-kick today. Perhaps it is partly because I am now finished my dissertation and have successfully defended it. I don’t feel the same need to placate. Many of the conferences I … Continue reading