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Call for Papers: JCAL Special Issue on 'Learning Analytics in Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments and Courses'
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Aug 12, 2015 08:32 PM
I was asked via email, by Mark Lee of Charles Sturt University, Australia, to spread the word about their call for papers. Please take a look and spread the word to those you think might be interested.
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My best ICT lesson: algorithms and binary meets fantasy scenarios
by Hawke Robinson published May 13, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2020 08:40 AM — 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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Christian Gamers Guild FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions by Christians about Role-playing Games
by Hawke Robinson published May 10, 2013 last modified May 17, 2020 10:05 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Cached from their website. Not affiliated with RPG Research in any way..."If you are Christian and concerned about Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), or other role-playing games, here is a very useful FAQ from the Christian Gamers Guild that will help address all your concerns. "
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Tabletop RPG Recreation Therapy Example Scenario - Visual Impairment
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2013 last modified Apr 02, 2018 06:54 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
This is an excerpt from the RPG Handbook of Practice book I have been working on. This section is for clients with significant to complete visual impairment due to traumatic brain injury to the occipital lobe. It can be extrapolated for the whole range of visual impairments. The client wants to participate in a non-therapy-setting leisure activity of tabletop role-playing gaming. The Recreation Therapist will need to evaluate and write up the potential challenges and modifications that may be necessary for the client to participate in this activity with as little difficulty as possible....
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1994 - Role-playing and dyslexia
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Malcolm, Andrew P. (1994). Role-playing and dyslexia. Interactive Fantasy (2), 109-112. Using the learning possible in RPG to circumvent dyslexia. 4 small pages.
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1995 - Foreign language education and role-playing games
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2020 07:42 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Phillips, Brian David (1995). Foreign language education and role-playing games. Interactive Fantasy (3), 96-103. Using role-playing games in the subject language to teach that language. 8 small pages.
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1988 - Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order.
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Jun 21, 2020 05:58 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hughes, John (1988). Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order. Australian National University honors paper in medical anthropology on the use of RPG in the self-treatment of clinical depression. 23 pages.
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The Potential Benefits and Deficits of Role Playing Gaming
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 18, 2012 last modified Dec 13, 2018 01:26 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
There are very few social table-top recreation activities available that are cooperative rather than competitive in nature.
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Østerskov Efterskole - Danish public high school teaching all subjects using LARP
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 21, 2012 last modified Jul 12, 2020 08:45 AM — 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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1996 - How are we going to get out of this?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 02:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Nunis, C.S. (n.d. [last reference 1996]). How are we going to get out of this?. University of Memphis. Gamers are indeed deviant by using "collaborative learning methods and cooperative social problem-solving strategies...as well as idealistic lack of prejudice, sexism, homophobia, or bigotry." 9 pages.
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