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Learning in the Digital Era

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 28, 2011

Learning in the Digital Era

This is a post from my EdTech blog about learning in the digital era.  The entry was for my edutainment course, and is something I think applies here. The digital era is a time where teachers and learners have information readily available at their fingertips. Further, they are able to contribute to that data. They […]

7 Ways to Reward the Brain

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 25, 2011

7 Ways to Reward the Brain

I posted this on my EdTech blog during the semester, and I think it applies to my gaming blog as well.  Enjoy! I recently watched a very enjoyable TED Talk about 7 Ways To Reward the Brain. The concepts described in this discussion are very similar to those that I described in my 501 final […]

The Path Books, Part 2

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 21, 2011

The Path Books, Part 2

Today, I’m going to continue my review of “The Path” books by reviewing the second two books: Path of Honor and Path of Blood. In my short review of Path of Fate, I listed six points that made the book enjoyable for me.  Unfortunately, just about every virtue that I described in the first book […]

The Path Books, Part 1

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 18, 2011

The Path Books, Part 1

I few years ago I read “The Path” trilogy by Diane Pharaoh Francis.  While the books weren’t that great, they do give great fodder for tabletop game scenarios.  For that reason alone, I would recommend reading the first book.  Today’s entry will be a quick review of the first book (the good one), and my […]

The Musical Experience 5: The House Party

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 14, 2011

The Musical Experience 5: The House Party

This is something I posted on my EdTech blog for school.  I thought the readers of this blog might find it interesting. I posted late last year about a party in Second Life. At the time I was just getting acclimated to Second Life, and I didn’t quite understand what it was about. I’m still […]

The Musical Experience 4: The Bard’s Tale

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 11, 2011

The Musical Experience 4: The Bard’s Tale

Since I have been on the topic of music lately, I decided to dust off an old review that I wrote (but never recorded) a musical game that I have come to adore: The Bard’s Tale for the PS2. Let me start with a brief history lesson.  Bard’s tale III: The Thief of Fate for […]