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Re-imagining Media for Learning

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Tracy Fullerton is an experimental game designer and associate professor in the Interactive Media Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she directs the Game Innovation Lab. Her design research center has produced several influential independent games, including Cloud, flOw, Darfur is Dying, The Misadventures of P.B. more

Badges for Lifelong Learning: Reframing the Debate

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Last week saw the launch of the DML Competition. I’ve been following the development of Mozilla’s Open Badges project for a few months now and so was (and still am) excited by the potential of badges in education. The current ‘elevator pitch’ for Mozilla’s Open Badges project is: more

The Unintended Consequences of Cyberbullying Rhetoric

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We all know that teen bullying - both online and offline - has devastating consequences.  Jamey Rodemeyer's suicide is a tragedy.  He was tormented for being gay.  He knew he was being bullied and he regularly talked about the fact that he was being bullied.  Online, he even wrote: "I always say how bullied I am, but no one listens. more