If you want to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, and attempt going through a decision process of someone else, then this is the game for you! This “someone else” is a mother of a child who has Down’s syndrome, and enters (or does not, depending on your choice) the Special Olympics. Click this link … Continue reading Final draft of game & Reflection
Test out Malak Ayman’s and I first draft of our game about a mother and her child in the Special Olympics! Give us your feedback about what you would like to see more of, what you think we should change, and what you enjoyed… Note: We will still add 9 more scenarios, relating to more … Continue reading First draft of game
Information Equity: This article discusses information equity and the relationship between having a democratic society, and it states that in order to have a democracy, then the public must have access to information that they are interested in. To see the article, click on the following link: https://open.lib.umn.edu/designequity/chapter/chapter-6-information-equity/ The beginning of the article made it … Continue reading Read, blog, comment!
“Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. We are helping to make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place — one athlete, one volunteer, one family member at a time.” Working … Continue reading Prototype game design- special olympics
I attended the student-faculty session, and it had a mix of students and faculty, across all different departments and studies- which is the main thing that I enjoyed about the session. The fact that I got to hear out faculty’s point of view on certain topics that students always wonder about, like attendance policies, grades, … Continue reading CLT Symposium reflection
Digital narrative games have the best of both worlds; they include a meaningful narrative about an interesting topic, and it is displayed in a fun game which engages the gamer, and informs them about a topic important to the publisher. In this blog, I will be reflecting on six games I’ve played. You should try … Continue reading Digital narrative games
Have you ever heard the term “digital literacies”? If so, what did you think it means? For me, I’m pretty sure I had heard it before in a course at university called Rhet 1020 when we were discussing the various types of literacies. At first, the two words did not mesh together for me, as … Continue reading Digesting digital literacies
This personal assessment of my digital abilities brought to my attention my lack of digital abilities. I thought I knew more than I actually do, but it made me self-aware and encouraged me to expand my knowledge on this topic. The two things I would like to come out of this course with is: (i) … Continue reading How digitally confident are you?