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AUGUST 9, 2017 Simulations versus games
At the recent Realities 360 conference, I saw some confusion about the difference between a simulation and a game. And while I made some important distinctions in my book on the topic, I realize that it’s possible that it’s time to revisit them. So here I’m talking about some conceptual discriminations that I think are important. Simulations. As I’ve mentioned, simulations are models of the world. They capture certain relationships we believe to be true about the world.
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AUGUST 9, 2017 Listicles
McCrystal, E. and Migliaccio, C. 2017, 31 July). 10 Reasons the Listicle Is Effective for Digital Pedagogy. Educause review. link] The authors say "The listicle is a strong pedagogical method for faculty to communicate with students, either about the curriculum, through specific assignments/goals, or regarding technology use in the course. Furthermore, students can use the listicle to synthesize information, organize information, and prioritize course tasks.
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AUGUST 9, 2017 This Psychological Epidemic Is Killing Millions Worldwide
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