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From gamified to game-inspired: Leading a workshop for games in higher education

JBH_teaching At this year’s Games + Learning + Society conference , I was lucky enough to lead a workshop on using games in higher ed settings. I had three main goals for the workshop. First, I hoped to highlight issues specific to higher ed around games, learning, and (especially) teaching. Second, I wanted to bring together different perspectives on using games, from critical analysis of games to gamifying the class experience itself. Lastly, I hoped to start a larger conversation and build from this one-off workshop towards a more formal field of study focused on higher ed practice. To meet all three of these goals, Continue reading

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Pimping ASU Humanities Interview with a certain videogame hack

I hate to use this stupid site only to pimp the stuff I do, but….well, I guess I don’t hate it that much.

Alright, with that cleared up, check out an interview I did as part of ASU’s Project Humanities. The guiding question is “Are we losing our humanity?” I was asked to talk about videogames and digital media specifically. Also starring my good friend and cool interweb scholar Alice Daer. Woot.

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EdGamer Podcast with Yours Truly

I recorded a podcast for EdGamer yesterday. Hosts Zack Gilbert and Gerry James were fantastic – accommodating and entertaining. Thanks for inviting me guys!

Here’s a link to the show: http://edreach.us/2012/06/23/edgamer-57-jeff-holmes-asu/

We talk about some news, a bit about the visual analysis talk I gave at GLS, a lot about education and gaming, and some about the Center for Games and Impact. An action-packed hour and some change.

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