Serious games are just…games

Serious games are just…games

I keep delving into the different issues clinging to the field of serious games. I keep pondering whether or not serious games are the right approach to game based learning. First and foremost, though, I keep wondering why serious games are not better games. Serious...
My 2012

My 2012

2011 is rapidly drawing to a close, and even though I’m knee-deep in unfinished business, I’ll quickly throw a few pointers for the year ahead of us. I’m usually most keen to be looking forwards, but a quick glance at current projects might be...
We’re the stupid ones!

We’re the stupid ones!

Most people working within education are probably familiar with the widespread notion, that during the recent decades, students have been growing less and less intelligent. Students today, it is said, are simply dumber than they used to be. To me, this is nothing but...
Let’s fail more often!

Let’s fail more often!

Here’s a small excercise: Repeat after me: [blockquote]failure is good[/blockquote] To support this notion, I could fill this post with quotes from famous researchers, inventors & entrepreneurs, all arguing in favor of failure as a very natural, beneficial,...