Looking at educational issues with new eyes, usually staring at the Gap between Education, Culture, Technology & Life in the Classroom

Teaching Using Tech: Philosophy of Higher Education, Part 2

December 19, 2014

  I’ve been filling out teaching/education-related job application and I was met with this little gem: Please describe your knowledge of pedagogy associated with various instructional modalities, i.e. face-­to-­face, hybrid, and online Having taught students […]

6 Levels Towards Virtual Worlds

June 11, 2014

I’ve been thinking about the decades old promises of virtual reality and how my graduate students have responded to their first experiences with Second Life and thought that an info-graphic break down of virtual reality […]

Real Computers Versus Toys, Part 2

October 24, 2013

I can understand how some might feel that devices like iPads and tablets aren’t real computers, especially those who’ve never really used an iPad or those who think a real computer has to have a […]

NGLB – No Gamer Left Behind

March 22, 2012

This is a blast from the past, going back over five-year ago, before anyone had heard of “gamification” or any such nonsense. The George Lucas Foundation as part of an Edutopia documentary explored the possible […]

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