5 mistaken differences between education games and the gamification of education

And 12 ways in which these ideas are problematic. Gamification is generally defined as the use of game design elements in non-game contexts. Fair enough. […]

Academic mobbing, or how to become campus tormentors | University Affairs

Yup. If anyone wants to know why I gave up a job I had loved for over 20 years (and was VERY good at); why […]

The rise of social scholarship

A few years ago I covered several studies that explored the relationship between academics and social media.  The general gist was that academics weren’t taken […]

Gene Rummy Released!

Gene Rummy is now available! Both the Full and Novice versions are available for purchase now! Gene Rummy is a bunny-themed card game that helps teach the […]

Worth Sharing: ‘Collaboration’ Creates Mediocrity, Not Excellence, According to Science | Inc.com

Boy, can I relate to this: A recent study published in Applied Psychology has now confirmed that a collaborative work environment can make top performers–the […]

New platform launches to help academics expand their reach

Researchers are increasingly judged by the impact their research has in the wider world, so a recent platform launched by Digital Science should be of […]

Using the crowd to make research smoother

The research process can often be a somewhat Kafka like experience of dead ends and false turns as you strive desperately for funding and backing […]

Making scientific research better

The last few years have seen a number of projects emerge to try and make the research process better.  For instance, last year saw the […]

New Book: Choosing and Using Digital Games in the Classroom: A Practical Guide

See larger image Additional Images: Choosing and Using Digital Games in the Classroom: A Practical Guide (Advances in Game-Based Learning) By (author): Katrin Becker This […]

Study finds clickbait is rampant in academia

The academic world is (very) gradually moving away from the citation being king towards a more rounded perspective on the impact a paper has on […]

Academia de inglés en Granada: 10 razones para elegir KSE Academy

Keep Smiling English ya es academia de inglés, y se llama KSE Academy. Tras año y medio creciendo en internet como blog de enseñanza de inglés, […]

The Clark-Kozma Debate in the 21st Century

For a long time now, this paper has been the most popular paper on my academia.edu collection, and I finally figured out why…… Turns out, […]

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