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Gaming and New Gender Paradigms

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Previously, I’ve written about role-playing racial history through digital games, so it is perhaps not surprising that I would be interested in an Ellis Island MMORG or a game about the Harlem Renaissance, initially conceptualized in the research of Professor Bryan Carter of the University of Arizona.… more

Phonar: A Massive, Free, Open Photography Class

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When asked to explain his attitude toward arts education, British photographer Jonathan Worth describes what he is teaching as “storytelling” that should be an integral part of everyone’s “digital literacy and digital citizenship” rather than a rarified artistic skill for niche training of a cadre of aesthetic elites.  Worth is currently the instructor of Phonar, the sprawling massive, free, and open undergraduate photography course that he teaches to as many as 30,000 participants at one time.… more

Learning from Healthcare.gov

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“But I just want to remind everybody, we did not wage this long and contentious battle just around a website.”

– Barack Obama, “Remarks by the President on the Affordable Care Act,” Oct. 21, 2013… more