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The MOOCs! Or at least the GAMES MOOCs! These were awarded to participants in GAMES II. The awardees chosen by the GAMES MOOC participants with a new special awards from the Guild Officers.


PechaThrone by abacuscapalini, on Flickr


Artisan
You are an Artist! You capture the essence of time and beauty! You got separated from your party because you stopped to capture that texture in the best light! You are the Artisan!

Winner is Gridjumper (SL: Tanya Smedley and in WoW Justgrid)
Her Flickr posts still truly capture the spirit of the GamesMOOC. The transmediality (is that a word?) of her screenshots in Second Life both tickled me and represented how far we've come in games and learning.

Bard
You watch, listen and write! You capture the actions of heroes! You shape history! You create the Legends! Singing is Optional! You are the Bard!

Winner is exquisite.corpse (SL: Di Lecktar and RL Karla Schorzman)
Her journal in the MOOC was really an indication of her overall expertise in writing to inform and entertain. She was experimental in both and topic which really led everyone into deeper and richer discussions.

Cataclysmic
Your performance during the MOOC was great! You melted the minds of the facilitators! You are pure Awesome Sauce! You are Cataclysmic!

Winner is Mind Erasure (RL Sherry Jones)
Her posts, presentations, and anything else she did was pure Awesome Sauce indeed.

DPS
You apply your social network knowledge construction with deadly accuracy! Everyone is envious your your encyclopedic knowledge! You did not start it, but you will finish it! You are DPS!

Winner is Michael Barry
He went of his way to incorporate (quote) others Since he is in Australia, he really made an effort to be timely in USA time in his replies. Doesn’t that guy ever sleep?

Evolutionary
We've watch you grow and adapt. You mastered the grind! You've geared up and achieved enlightenment! You are Evolutionary!

Winner is Rivenhomewood ( SL: Riven Homewood – RL: Jean Hewlett)
You can definitely see a progression of learning and research when you look at her activity. She participated throughout the MOOC II and her enthusiasm was awesome to behold.

Herald
You announce the imminent arrival of greatness! You alert the masses! You stir passion and reverence! You talk really loud! You are the Herald! A weekly award for the Best Blog written outside the guild site. The link must be posted in the Games MOOC Forum.

Winner is missrithenay ( RL: Caryn Swark)
Her blog is excellent and reflects on several of the topics in the MOOC. I visit her blog on a regular basis now.

Tank

You always lead the charge! You face challenges head on! You are a rock! Let's face it you've taken a lot of maces to the head. You are the Tank!

Winner is Badbuddha0 RL: Scott Meunier
In the MOOC , he tanked on many occasion, letting us see inside leadership conferences and putting the call forward for GBL research and resources. He also “speaks Admin” which is always useful in a tank!

Master of the Twitterverse

Winner is Trish Cloud – Neemana in WoW
She participated mightily in just about every Tweetchat. She was highly interactive and provided many interesting leads for fellow educators.