Seeking Funding to Study Game Dynamics in Higher Education

Many of you expressed interest in the game dynamics research proposal I recently wrote about. Unfortunately, we just found out that the proposal will not be funded. We didn’t get any feedback, so I’m not exactly sure what the reviewers did and didn’t find compelling. We’re now actively seeking funding for this project from another […]

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Can Game Dynamics Improve Attendance, Grades, and Engagement In A Large Lecture Course?

Update: this proposal was not funded through the Digital Media & Learning Competition. We’re still seeking funding. Please visit Rey Junco’s blog for more details. As my friend/colleague/mentor Rey Junco blogged yesterday, we’ve submitted a research proposal to the Digital Media & Learning Competition. We’re seeking funding for a study that will integrate game dynamics […]

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Why does social media matter in higher education?

I’m knee-deep in the literature review for my dissertation, and I’ve promised my mentor that I will finish it by the end of the semester. So far, my literature review is focused on two broad areas: theoretical frameworks for student success and the available evidence of the effect of social media use in higher education. […]

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Thinking Social at the University of Florida

Update: We had a great time doing this. Thanks to everyone who participated, watched, and followed along on Twitter!  Watch the video archive here: Part 1 & Part 2 and check out Ed’s  #thinkingsocial storify I’m spending the next five days with the Thinking Social team at the University of Florida. We’re engaging in some pretty […]

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