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One gaming design exercise in a seminar

Last week I tried a new exercise in my gaming seminar, and wanted to post about it because it went well and might be useful.  I’d also like to build on the exercise. To recap: at this point in the … Continue reading

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Preparing my gaming and education class for spring 2024

Next month I’m starting one of my favorite classes, and I wanted to share the draft syllabus with you all.  It’s the gaming and higher education seminar for Georgetown University’s Learning, Design, and Technology program and I’m very excited about … Continue reading

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Come study with me at Georgetown University

It’s that time.  Yes, it’s the time of year when I invite people to study in the program where I teach. Are you interested in education and technology?  Is the future of higher education a major focus for you?  Then … Continue reading

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Starting my future of higher education seminar at Georgetown

Today I’m holding the first class for my Georgetown University Learning, Design, and Technology future of higher education class.  It’s one I created from scratch and am enormously fond of. I’ve taught it several times, and am keeping the majority … Continue reading

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Are you teaching about climate change and education? I’m available as a guest speaker.

Are you teaching a class this fall which addresses how climate change might impact higher education? If so, I’m available to contribute, if it makes sense for your pedagogical and curricular purposes. To explain: for several years now I’ve been … Continue reading

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Come study with me at Georgetown University

Interested in learning more about education and technology? Today I’m taking in a gallery walk of student work.  This is for the academic program I teach in, Georgetown University’s Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT) master’s degree.  I’m busting with pride … Continue reading

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Experimenting with using ChatGPT as a simulation application

How might we use generative AI tools in higher education? Many address this issue by focusing on chatbots as writing apps, trying to think through what the technology means for teaching writing.  While this is obviously a major part of … Continue reading

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My spring seminar on educational technology is now live

This month my educational technology seminar started.  I wanted to share the class design with you all, to be consistent with my open practice. I’m teaching LDES 702, Studies in Educational Technology, in Georgetown University’s excellent Learning, Design, and Technology … Continue reading

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Chat waterfall: one videoconferencing practice

How can we conduct webinars well? Over the past two years I’ve seen and used many strategies and practices. One unusual technique has appeared, one for getting webinar participants to write in a certain way in a chat box. I … Continue reading

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Starting up our gaming and education seminar

This week I’m teaching my gaming and education seminar for Georgetown University’s Learning, Design, and Technology program.  I’d like to share my plans for it here. (This week’s book club post is on its way.  It’ll be the next one.) … Continue reading

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