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A Possible Return

I have been away for an entire academic year. It was my intention this year to find time to regularly write entries about various technology and society issues. But it…
AcademiaGamesTeaching

Game Design Education

I belong to the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) which has a fairly active listserv.  The most recent discussion on the listserv was prompted by Brenda Brathwaite's rant at the most recent…
AcademiaSocietyTeaching

The iPad and Education

David Parry recently wrote a very interesting post on ProfHacker regarding the impact that the iPad is likely to have on education.  Parry is an assistant professor of emerging media…
AcademiaSocietyTeaching

Experiments in Online Education

Ian Schreiber, co-author of Challenges for Game Designers, is undertaking an interesting experiment in online education this summer.  He is offering an online course called Game Design Concepts via Web…
AcademiaMaking MeaningMedia

NeMLA 2010

There have been quite a few stories that have captured my attention in the nearly six month break that I've taken from writing entries in this blog.  I will be…
AcademiaTeaching

Isn’t It Ironic?

The MediaShift blog on PBS's web site (written by Mark Glaser and which I highly recommend) recently reported an interesting story about the experience one of its interns had in…
AcademiaMedia

Fringe

I am watching a new show on Fox tonight.  It is called Fringe and it's from JJ Abrams, the guy who developed Lost which is one of my favorite shows of all time. …
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