In this episode of TiEd, our guest is Dr. Ali Carr-Chellman. Dr. Carr-Chellman is a professor at Penn State, head of the Learning and Performance Systems Department. We talk about two of her recent projects that were also featured by TED. First, we talk about her talk on re-engaging boys in learning with Games. Then, [...]
In this episode we chat with Ken Dirkin, MSU staff and Head of Operations for the Confucius Institute. We discuss the Chinese language learning game Zon, what makes an educational game successful, and the future of online learning and badges as sources of motivation. We specifically discuss [...]
In this episode we speak with Andrew Dennis, owner and founder of Adventure Club Games. We discuss starting a small game studio, meaningful games, teaching using games, our views on sequels, and the correlation between video games and other types of entertainment. Brought to you by Mete Akcaoglu, Tyler DeBruler, and Ramazan Gungor.
In this episode we interview Tim Seppala freelance gaming writer and student. We discuss his recent Assassin’s Creed Revelations article for ArsTechnica.com, what it means to be a freelance writer, gaming in our youth, and his Extra Life (extra-life.org) experience. You can also find some earlier and current pieces by Tim on [...]
In this episode we discuss our favorite apps, a recently study determining if video game playing is tied to creativity, and if libraries will last the test of time. Brought to you by Mete Akcaoglu, Tyler DeBruler, and Ramazan Gungor.
In this episode we discuss the impact of tablet computers in schools and on the textbook industry, the future of the Xbox Kinect, Ubuntu integrating into everything, and HP’s lack of innovation. Brought to you by Mete Akcaoglu, Tyler DeBruler, and Ramazan Gungor.