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Badges…

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
We're having our weekly Game MOOC tweetchat #gamemooc on Wednesday at 9 pm ET/ 7 pm MT (Denver). The topic this week will be badges, achievements, awards and xp. The purpose of the tweetchat is to chat of course, maybe come to a consensus on when we use those terms and then maybe lead us into a bit of a bigger discussion. That would be this discussion... Last week at the wrap-up for Connected Educator month, there was a session on Connected Education and Badges. Chat Transcript only Since the mission of G.A.M.E.… Read More

Top 10 Lists…

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
There's been a series of games based learning lists that have come out over the last two weeks. Twitter Feeds for Educational Gaming http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/08/50-best-twitter-feeds-follow-educational-gaming/ Blogs about Game Based Learning 20 best learning blogs http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ukhe/archive/2012/08/20/the-20-best-blogs-about-game-based-learning.aspx… Read More

Virtual Worlds MOOC Nominated

Saturday, June 9th, 2012
A Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour has been nominated for Best Educational Event in a Virtual World 2011-12."   It was 4 weeks of touring virtual worlds, making Machinima, playing World of Warcraft, peeking in at EVEOnline and pushing our intellect limits during bleeding edge week. This MOOC or OOC… Read More

I Wanna Be A Machinima Star

Saturday, June 9th, 2012
“I Wanna be a Machinima Star” We are doing a parody of a parody. Based on the Tech Star video we are making “I Wanna Be a Machinima Star” There are a few different ways of participating if you are interested: 1) Send a 30 second video clip of your avatar or a… Read More

ARG Academy at 4TVirtualCon

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Educators from the ARG Academy and good friend and guildee, Mellody Collier had the opportunity to present Introduction to ARGs and Tech Tools University of Michigan's 4T Virtual Conference.   Designing an ARG session   While EduPunxers have been involved in creating ARGs, AR simulations… Read More

ARG Academy

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

More fun! The Alternate Reality Game Academy at P2PU

  Come join EduPunxers at this spin-off of the Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour. We're doing blended, mixed, augmented and virtual reality at the ARG… Read More

Self-Study smiles…

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Is it possible to do a self-study and actually enjoy the process? I think it may be. Tonight during the ISTE SIGVE leadership office hours, the discussion of the self- study included talk of  Papert's "hard fun", fiero ( the… Read More

Closing the Loop or the MOOC

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
Please join the MOOC – the Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour in Second Life on Wednesday April 25th for “Closing the Loop.” There will be a wrap-up discussion, a bit of music with DJ Carter Denja and a preview of some things to come. http://slurl.com/secondlife/front%20range/62/124/902/   Read More

EVE Online

Friday, April 13th, 2012
John Carter McKnight - SL: Kaseido Quandry has been teaching and researching virtual worlds. At VWBPE, he presented Space Makes You Bitter. He gave us a raincheck on a tour of EVE Online. This Saturday, April 14 - he's taking us into the EVE Online sandbox. It may be a little scary - but please come join us! 6pm SLT - EveOnline Overview: Rally Point in Second Life - Front Range… Read More

Yes, it is Bleeding Edge Week

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Looking for some Cognitive Overload or perhaps a bit of  Cognitive Dissonance? Death Scene 2 Please join us for Week 4  of the Virtual Worlds, Games & Education MOOC This week is Leading or maybe even Bleeding Edge Week. We start with Bev G. McArthur from Human… Read More