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Role-playing Games Used as Educational and Therapeutic Tools for Children, Youth, and Adults
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 15, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 01:20 AM — filed under: , , , ,
An essay providing examples of existing efforts, and potential possibilities for using role-playing games with children, youth, and adults for education and therapy.
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Role-playing history game gets students jazzed
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 26, 2015 last modified Aug 27, 2015 12:58 PM — filed under: , , ,
Archived from the USA Today site in case it disappears - USA TODAY visits a class at Barnard College "Reacting to the Past" - Robert Deutsch and Jason Allen.
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Avista (Energy Company) Worker and RPG Research Discussion on RPG-based Professional Training
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 25, 2016 last modified Jul 25, 2016 12:31 PM — filed under: , , ,
I just had a surprising dialog with some Avista (my local power company) workers regarding role-playing games...
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RPG Research Project Presenting at PNWATRA Conference January 2016 in Portland OR
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 10, 2015 last modified May 15, 2017 06:27 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The schedule for the Pacific Northwest American Therapeutic Recreation Association conference has been confirmed. I will be presenting at the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon, on "The use of Role-Playing Games (RPG) as an Intervention Modality" on January 29th, 2016, from 2:20 pm to 3:50 pm.
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Amalgamation of News Coverage, Panels, Q&A, Hangouts, Broadcasts, Interviews, & Presentations on RPG Research Studies on the Effects of RPG, and RPG used for Therapy & Education by Hawke Robinson
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 12, 2015 last modified Nov 07, 2017 05:24 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
It has been a VERY busy 10 months. I've spoken at 3 conventions/conferences, sat on panels and presentations, and been in a live Q&A chat session, and had multiple interviews. All about the effects of role-playing games, and their use to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for many different populations. Here is a listing of all these in one location for your convenience...
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RPG Training Programs
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 14, 2016 last modified Jun 14, 2016 04:38 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
The RPG Therapeutics LLC website has updated the section of the site listing training options for "Introduction to RPG Training Series", "Role-Playing Game Advocate", "RPG Facilitator", "Game Master in Education", and "Game Master in Therapy" and "Introduction" series of training and certification programs.
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My best ICT lesson: algorithms and binary meets fantasy scenarios
by Hawke Robinson published May 13, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:53 PM — filed under: ,
Inspired by the book Computational Fairy Tales, Chris Leach created a fantasy world for his ICT class to introduce them to computational thinking - Re-posted here for archival purposes, an interesting article on how an information and communication technologies instructor used fantasy settings, that could be tied into role-playing gaming to help explain mathematical and computer science based concepts in ways that might be more accessible to a wider audience....
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Østerskov Efterskole - Danish public high school teaching all subjects using LARP
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 21, 2012 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:52 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Thanks to feedback from @Jmstar on Twitter, he pointed out a public school in Denmark teaching all subjects for what in the US we would consider sort of upper high school, or post high school between high school and college, teaching in depth educational subjects entirely using LARP techniques.
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Thoughts on RPG Assessment Process
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 20, 2016 last modified Sep 19, 2017 12:04 PM — filed under: , , ,
This was triggered by someone's question in a Facebook group, and I thought it worthwhile to repost here, in a more legible format, and more useful platform...
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ADD/ADHD Classroom Modifications: Gamification - Competitive vs. Cooperative
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 19, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 12:39 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
This is a less formal, discussion posting. Not really cleaned up, since I have other deadlines looming where I need to focus my time. But I wanted to post it while thinking about it, before it gets buried by other projects. It is a slightly lengthy, not quite essay, regarding my concerns about the recommendations for "gamification" of instruction in the classroom, especially competitive versus cooperative. It is posted more as a forum discussion request. I look forward to everyone's comments. At the time of this posting I was taking an elective course in Teaching Youth & Teens with ADD / ADHD & Executive Function (EF) Deficits. Basically how to understand and provide appropriate adaptations when teaching this population group. Part of the course includes online discussions. I thought I would save for discussion outside of the classroom, my postings of related topics. I welcome feedback from others...
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