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Entertainment games mechanics

So what is it in great game mechanics that gets people willing to invest time and money to play? If learning games could first engage players using great mechanics, would the learners then be willing to engage in the learning objectives ?  That was my take away from...

Edutainment updater

Because OTL might be lacking some of the coercive motivational factors of traditional education, and takes place in environments which might be rich in competitive demands on attention, OTL needs to “capture the imagination” of learners. That’s...

Innovative STEM projects for youth

  Joseph Villescas shares an article he wrote highlighting vision in El Paso for a STEM youth project at the Work Force Solutions Upper Rio Grande.  He reminds us that Gene Rodenberry came from the borderland. Looking for a Memorial Day weekend movie?  See Star Trek:...

That’s Edutainment?

http://wp.me/pRDsw-Oiz http://goo.gl/i59Bm Where might we look for the state of the art in edutainment? What about superbowl ads? AFAIK, they represent the pinnacle of ad makers art…or at least the most expensive versions. And they are all about getting a...