Worth Sharing: Serious Games Today

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute A new resource well worth checking out! http://www.seriousgames.today Who Made This? This site was built by Digitalmill, Inc. Digitalmill is […]

If you are a teacher, especially in Higher Ed, THIS IS IMPORTANT.

Approximate Reading Time: 5 minutesI’m not going to add anything to this post, as it deserves to stand on its own. I’ll comment in another […]

“Serious” games and the role of gaming beyond entertainment – Calgary Journal Online

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Jasper McGregor | jmcgregor@cjournal.ca Oct 11, 2018 Video games are changing as rapidly as our reliance on them, serving functions […]

Worth Sharing: Further LACK of evidence for Link Between Violent Video Games and Behaviour

Posted on 16 January 2018 Researchers at the University of York have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more […]

Finding meaning in life in a world without work

This article misses the point. Assuming robotics renders many jobs obsolete AND we have the means to provide a basic living wage to all, this […]

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 […]

Worth Sharing: New American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on “Virtual Violence” is, Basically, Nuts: Why Parents and Policy Makers Can Ignore It

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a long history of releasing policy statements on media which are both wildly alarmist and grossly inaccurate. These […]

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification : New Infographic, but still wrong.

This same group (Upside Learning) posted a very similar infographic back in June. Although a few things have been changed, the table they present to […]

Worth Sharing: The Post-Mortem on the APA’s Dead-On-Arrival Policy Statement On Video Games | Christopher J. Ferguson

Anyone else see the irony in the fact that violence and video games prompts so much anger? This ‘debate’ (I hesitate to call it a debate because […]

My Interview on Calgary Now

Last year I was invited to do an interview for a local TV station. I know this isn’t a big deal for many of my […]

Proteus Effect threshold?

Put simply, the Proteus Effect happens when an avatar behaves in line with the stereotype suggested by the appearance of that avatar. In other words players behave […]

Is it appropriate to make educational games for girls?

I don’t like fighting. As a result, there are a whole pile of video games that I don’t really like playing. I’ve always thought of […]

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