Sail's Pedagogy

Sail's posts about her class, classes she is taking, and education.

Jane McGonigal picks carrots

Jane McGonigal is has created a new online game “Superbetter“.
“SuperBetter is a game that helps you recover from any illness or injury — or achieve any health goal — by increasing your personal resilience. Resilience means staying curious, optimistic and motivated even in the face of the toughest challenges.

SuperBetter creates a private, online space where your closest friends and family become allies in your adventure toward health and wellness.’

A previous game “A World Without Oil” “…invites people from all walks of life to contribute “collective imagination” to confront a real-world issue: the risk our unbridled thirst for oil poses to our economy, climate and quality of life..”

Jane did a great video on TED. “Gaming can make a better world” and has written a great book on gaming “Reality is Broken“.

Jame is a gamer in a world of games created and played by mainly men. Are not only games, but social media companies “sexist”?

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Rebecca MacKinnon: Let’s take back the Internet!

We are moving from us finding information on the internet to the internet finding us. But we need to be careful. A relating talk on TED “Eli Pariser: “Beware online “filter bubbles” shows us that even searches are filter for us individually.

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Bryan Alexander on Mobile Devices in Higher Education

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CollabTech 2010: Keynote: Social Media, Participative Pedagogy, and Digital Literacies

My friend and mentor…

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