Category: Homework

INTE6720: Big Ideas

My “Big Ideas Assignment” is an inquiry into two ID related concepts: Empathy and learning, and Project Based Learning: Click here for assignment

INTE6720: Resource Scan

A scan of resources on OER for INTE6720: Click here 

Recently…

Greetings! It’s been an excellent summer, but I am now back in school with two exciting classes: INTE5660 – Developing Online Courseware INTE6720: Research in Instructional Design I should also inform you, dear reader, that I successfully completed my summer course and have added…

Affinity Space Project

 

Scholarly Critique 4: Gaming and Cognitive Style

In the research article “Students’ Reactions to Different Levels of Game Scenarios: A Cognitive Style Approach”, the authors focus on the impact of video game-based learning on students with differing cognitive styles. Using Pask’s schema of holist “whole to part” and serialist “part to…

Friendliness Pellets: Play Journal 4

This entry is about my gaming experience with Undertale­­­ and its unique characteristics that make for an especially satisfying experience. Despite my inconsistent and somewhat diminishing video-gaming habits, I have always had a fondness for role-playing video games (RPGs) and spent significant amounts of…

In The Form of A Question: INTE5320 Play Journal 2

In The Form Of A Question: Jeopardy! World Tour For iPhone This entry is about my gaming experience with Jeopardy! World Tour for iPhone. In order to enhance the depth of my gaming analyses, I decided to select a game with more interactive characteristics…

Stuff I Read and What I Think About It: INTE5320 Cycle 2

Stuff I read: Stevens, R., Satwicz, T., & McCarthy, L. (2008). In-game, in-room, in-world: Reconnecting video game play to the rest of kids’ lives. The ecology of games: Connecting youth, games, and learning, 9, 41-66. What I think about it: The impact of video games on…

Stuff I Read & What I Think About It: INTE5320 Cycle 1

Brief Intro: INTE5320 is broken down into 8 two-week cycles. The first in the series, titled “Introducing Games & Learning”, focuses on content easily predictable by the title. Here is the return of “Stuff I Read” and I will continue to post these updates…

Play Journal for Cycle 1: NYT Crossword

This play journal is about The NYT Crossword Puzzle iPhone Application (henceforth referred to as “NYT Crossword”) and my interactions with the game as a learner/player. A crossword puzzle (print or electronic) consists of a series of enumerated connecting boxes that run across and…

INTE5320: Games & Learning

New term, new course. I just started the first week of INTE5320 – Games & Learning and am very excited. The content of the class is very theory heavy and will be primarily based on writing and academic texts. It will require a fair…

On a Personal Note

Not too much, but a little. I am back and blogging again for the term. Instead of academic (and some would say “professional”) musings, this blog is a little about me and everything that has happened of late. I am not one who strives…