5 Posts Tagged "learning"

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Learning By Doing

cc licensed flickr photo shared by Leo Reynolds In preparation for the startup of the PLENK2010 open course that starts tomorrow… well shoot, if my patterns are consistent, what am I talking about being prepared? I’ll start week one with good intentions and let it drop off the edge of the table. But don’t let […]

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L(3)E(1)A(1)R(1)N(2)I(1)N(2)G(2) (and Scrabble)

cc licensed flickr photo shared by red5standingby A recent interest timesuck addiction um,, interest has been playing Words With Friends… with friends. I’ve been on a lucky streak, and have beaten a few people who are smarter and more educated (people who actually use words like “epistemology” in regular conversation. But its really not about […]

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What Are We Playing At? (SAC2005)

What Are We Playing At
What it means to integrate games into the curriculum and why we should
Richard Van Eck
University of North Dakota

Presentation and Game Analysis Packet available

A good session with a sound approach to Game-Based Learning, look for resources from the presentation. Good discussion form the audience. Bottom line- games are interesting, have great potential, yet we have a huge educational struggle to soundly integrate without trying to produce at the level of commercial games- recommendation is to integrate rather than create.