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Oct 25, 2012 - "The Banality of Killing and Spec Ops: The Line"

Big Think just featured an article by Touriq Moosa about the narrative complexity/richness in video games. "The Banality of Killing and Spec Ops: The Line" by Touriq Moosa (Big Think) (Oct 25, 2012)In the article, Moosa expressed frustration abou...
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Theorist/Pedagogues for Game/Quest Enhanced/Based Learning

I want to collect - in a thread here or if there is one already started - a list of educational/psychological theories of learning and how they may or may not impact game learning.I see three theories banded about as support for game learning:Acti...
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Free guide to Game-Based Learning Design

Hi everyone. Thought you might find this guide to Game-based Learning Design I've written useful. It features lots of great examples of game-based learning in action, in both the education and corporate sectors. http://www.brightwave.co.uk/practic...
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Quests, Badges & Guild Sites - Am I Really at School?

edWeb.net webinar starts in 30min. If registration doesn't work, I'll post a link to the recorded webinar (if they record it).http://www.instantpresenter.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EA59D787834C
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Smart Gamification: Seven Core Concepts for Creating Compelling Experiences by Amy Jo KIM

http://casualconnect.org/lectures/business/smart-gamification-seven-core-concepts-for-creating-compelling-experiences-amy-jo-kim/Awesome video on gamification by Amy Jo Kim. Worth the 30 minute watch.
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Presentation of interest dealing with participatory learning

Your text to link here...I like following the Unquiet Librarian as she has some very progressive ideas on education and information literacy. Much of her presentation deals with social media and digital age information. She cites Freire, an educ...
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Darfur is Alive and Dying in the Classroom

Today I actively used in the classroom the darfurisdying website for my university students as we had been exploring the International Criminal Court and the great documentary The Reckoning (stream for free with account set up by skylight picture...
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Top 100 Learning Game Resources..or not? You decide!

http://www.upsidelearning.com/blog/index.php/2009/06/24/top-100-learning-game-resources/comment-page-1/#comment-145328
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Game Mooc Scorecard Connection

I stopped tweeting the Game Mooc Scorecard on Friday August 17. However it is still updated every day. You can still find it here, including the archives of all the editions.
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Excitement

I was disappointed at first to find the MOOC on hiatus, but I've realized it's the perfect chance to catch up:http://www.gamifymyclass.blogspot.ca/2012/08/join-game-based-learning-mooc.html
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New blog

One of my colleagues and I will be starting a blog concerning issues in a rural school. I intend to make part of my contribution coverage of gamification of my classroom. If you might be interested in following my progress in the future, feel fr...
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North American Simulation and Gaming Association 50th Anniversary Conference

The 50th Anniversary Conference is November 8-10, 2012Early bird registration ends this Saturday August 4thFrom the NASAGA website." The conference gives you quality time with leading practitioners in an intimate setting. Every session is hands-on...
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Video Games and Foreign Language Learning

I can highly recommend this article for those interested in designing games for the second language classroom. 10 Key Principles for Designing Video Games for foreign Language Learning.Are any other participants in this course language teachers?
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Learning 2.0 Conference

Learning 2.0 Virtual ConferenceAugust 20-24, 2012http://www.classroom20.com/page/2012-learning-2-0-virtual-conferenceWe have people participating in the Games MOOC who are doing tremendous work in pushing game based learning forward. Learning 2.0 ...
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Games and Education Resources: Second Language Emphasis

I participated in an online course last spring on Teaching and Language Learning Through Gamification. Here is a wiki of suggested resources from that course.
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Great Series of Blog Posts on The 5 Myths Of Game-based Learning

Author of blog, Kris Wheaton ( @kwheaton ) is up to Myth # 3 so far....http://www.sourcesandmethods.blogspot.com/2012/07/myth-3-i-need-game-that-teaches-5-myths.htmlThese postings are CHOCKED full of great resources and thought fodder :)
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Game-Based Learning - An Amazing Resource! Do check it out! (Irish)

http://patrickfelicia.wordpress.com/igbl/igbl2012-presentations/PLEASE NOTE PARAGRAPH 4!ABOUT: Game-Based Learning (GBL) is an emerging educational medium that employs video games to increase students’ skills, their level of awareness, and their m...
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University of Washington & Bill Gates Partnership on games.

http://ianmac57.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/wewanttoknow-to-partner-with-the-center-for-game-science-at-the-university-of-washington/
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OMG Here's ANOTHER FREE WEBINAR that looks very cool...

Hey Guys--I won't be able to attend this one as I will be presenting at Games in Education Symposium http://gamesineducationsymposium2012.sched.org/ but get in there and see what this guy has to offer and PLZ report back! Story-Based eLearning:...
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Karl Kapp's Keynote on Slideshare

This presentation on slideshare (info below) may serve as a good foundation for his FREE webinar on Tuesday, August 7 [url=http://www.trainingmagnetwork.com/welcomeSession DescriptionBased on the bestselling learning book, “The Gamification of ...
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