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Learning Theory Mash-Up

I created a learning theory based on one of my traditional teaching identities: constructivism combined with a learning theory that is newer to me, but equally as interesting important in my practice: gamification. 182 more words

Different Types of Games

This blog post will allow me to reflect on playing four different types of games and ultimately compare and contrast them to one another. By experiencing and reflecting on each type, hopefully, I will generate ideas about how to incorporate these different types of games into my own classroom. 2,287 more words

Oulu Game LAB - open doors

OULU GAME LAB IS A UNIQUE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENTPROGRAM TAILORED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE GAMING INDUSTRY.
ESTABLISHED IN 2012 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES IN FINLAND, OULU GAME LAB SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF… 136 more words

Strikers Edge To Be Showcased at GameLab Barcelona

After showcasing Strikers Edge at E3 in LA where the game was presented to press and YouTubers on Sony PlayStation Talents private event, developer Fun Punch has happily announced Strikers Edge will be showcasing at GameLab Barcelona at Sony’s PlayStation Talents Booth where any visitor will be able to pick-up and play a new build already integrating feedback gathered from E3. 345 more words

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7 Ways Video Games Engage the Brain - EdTech 532

For my class EdTech 532 I watched a TedTalk video called “7 Ways Video Games Engage The Brain” by Tom Chatfield. In this video Tom explained how we can use 7 key strategies from video games to help us realize engagement in education and in business. 305 more words

Game Graphics - EdTech 532

As part of my class EdTech 532: Educational Games and Simulations, I watched a series of videos by Stuart Brown entitled “The Brief History of Graphics”. 987 more words

Video Games and Learning - EdTech 532

Recently I watched a video by Daniel Floyd and James Portnow about video games and their place in learning. They pointed out that for a long time now games have been grouped into two categories, either educational or entertainment. 376 more words