Theories of Games and Interaction for Design (1: 3 Questions)

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes These are public postings of my writings for the first course of the Graduate Certificate Program in Serious Game Design and Research at Michigan State University. Each week, we are also required to post three questions for the rest of … Continue reading

Theories of Games and Interaction for Design (1: Theory to the Rescue?)

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a re-posting of my reflection for the first course of the Graduate Certificate Program in Serious Game Design and Research at Michigan State University. Please note: these posts are not intended as any kind of commentary on or … Continue reading

Theories of Games and Interaction for Design (0)

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute School’s in again. I’m not currently teaching so I thought I’d take the opportunity to move to the other side of the classroom again – I’ve enrolled in a Graduate Certificate Program in Serious Game Design and Research at Michigan … Continue reading

Learnlets » Kapp’s Gamification for Learning and Instruction

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Clark Quinn has written a well considered review of a new book on Gamification. It’s nice to see more people getting past all the superficial gamification hype. There’s some good stuff here. Learnlets » Kapp’s Gamification for Learning and Instruction. … Continue reading

Cool – Texting of the Bread

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute TextingoftheBread.com. How come no-one told me they’d re-skinned this again?! I *still* think Typing of the Deadwas one of the best typing tutors ever made, but this one might actually less push-back from teachers (assuming of course, teachers even acknowledge … Continue reading

“Working with researchers who are legendary game designers in their own mind” | Pamela M. Kato, EdM, PhD

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute   “Working with researchers who are legendary game designers in their own mind” | Pamela M. Kato, EdM, PhD. A nice piece. Researcher also = client here. 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike … Continue reading

FUN Should NOT be an ‘F’-Word

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes … but, sadly, it appears it still is. Playing with Reality at the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education. The opening keynote by Nathan Verrill, co-founder of Natron Baxter, set the tone for … Continue reading

Serious Game Classification : The online classification of Serious Games

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This came across the Serious Games list today and I thought it was worth sharing: Serious Game Classification : The online classification of Serious Games. This just came across the serious games list and may be of interest. This is … Continue reading