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What do we learn playing First Person Shooter Games?

I created this short video as part of a class assignment on the impact of FPS game play on cognition.  Enjoy!

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A Delphi study focused on integration of Computational Thinking in Higher Education Curriculum

Eureka, I think I’ve found my dissertation topic! Computational Thinking is arguably becoming a skill that we cannot afford to be able to do.  The linked, seminal article from Jeanette Wing, Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University titled Computational Thinking has been referenced over 1750 times. https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~15110-s13/Wing06-ct.pdf If Wing was correct, there is great […]

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What is Computational Thinking?

What is Computational Thinking?

Computational Thinking is… not so easy to define as it turns out.  What the heck is it?  Here’s my first pass at my own personal working definition. Computational Thinking is the effective application of skills and knowledge in contemporary Data, Information and Computer Sciences in problem solving within a variety of domains, using computation by information […]

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Learn Something New- Pepperdine 770A

Learn Something New- Pepperdine 770A

One of our assignments for  EDLT770A, Cognition, Learning and Technology course was to learn something new, and document the process for later reflection and evaluation. Introduction: For my learn something new project, I decided to learn to do something that I’ve always wanted to learn, but never had time for.  Taking the advice of my […]

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