Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Presenting today at Innovate

Exciting conference today at OSU http://blog.it.ohio-state.edu/elearning

Me and Shaun will be presenting "Development of a Platform for Spatial Thinking Through Online Games" and here are some links to go with that presentation:

Maps and games – Simple map trivia - http://bensguide.gpo.gov/flash/states_game2.html
Combining online maps and games - www.fleck.com, www.planetinaction.com
MMOG WoW – Leeroy Jenkins clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCNJRfSZBU
Debunking some myths -http://www.pbs.org/kcts/videogamerevolution/impact/myths.html
Microsoft Surface Touch table – Calculation game - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnVTNbpXR-A
The GeoGame website - http://www.geogame.osu.edu/
Fate of the World - http://fateoftheworld.net/ - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pk3QDC84Go
Cityone IBM - http://www-01.ibm.com/software/solutions/soa/innov8/cityone/index.html

References:
Roper Public Affairs. 2006. National geographic-roper public affairs 2006 geographic literacy study. New York: GfK NOP, 89p.
Steinkuehler, C., & Chmiel, M. (2006). Fostering scientific habits of mind in the context of online play. In Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Learning sciences (p. 729). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

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