Making Toast!

When I found out that our assignment this week was to draw the process of making toast, I immediately thought of this great Canadian Heritage gem that played every time I watched TV growing up: I always thought the ability to draw was some magical talent that you were born with, but after watching the…

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Ready, Set, Pokémon Go!

There are millions of Pokémon players worldwide. This number encompases the Pokémon video game and the Pokémon trading card game. I am one of those people. I have logged countless hours on the Pokémon games for the Nintendo DS, and on occasion I have played the Pokémon trading card game (looking for a replacement for…

Buffalo Everywhere!

I’m taking a course this summer titled: Media and Mobile Learning. I was very excited to take this class as I really enjoy media production and editing. I already have a lot of skills required (thanks to my job) to create multiple modalities of media so I wasn’t very worried about the work involved, and…

The daily create 1 – Animal sounds

Since I’m the TA for this summer’s learning with digital stories, I was very excited to get back into the ds106 community. I’m jumping right in, first day of class, and did today’s daily create! I’m keeping my animal sounds a secret as I put a creative spin on it and want you to listen,…

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Good Game, Well Played!

This course has been a challenging but fun adventure for me. Having learned with Remi before I knew what I was getting myself into before the course even started. I never thought I’d become so passionate about games and learning before taking this class. I often talk about this course at work, and how I…

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Affinity Space Final Project

Below you will find my screen-cast for my semester long affinity space project. It’s a little longer than anticipated, 15 minutes, but stick around to the end, it’s worth it!  For Hypothesis Commenting Introduction What is BoardGameGeek? Overview of Space My Questions How are the different spaces used (forums, game trading, game ratings, personal libraries…

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Learning and Fantasy Video Games

This cycle I am critiquing the article “Endogenous fantasy and learning in digital games” written by M. P. J. Habgood, S. E. Ainsworth and S. Benford of the University of Nottingham, UK. I chose this article for a purely selfish reason. This paper will not help me in my professional or personal life. I didn’t…