CMS/W Professor Eric Klopfer and The Education Arcade are currently working on a set of “Participatory Simulations”: mobile collaborative systems-based games.
Podcast: Eric Klopfer, “From Augmented to Virtual Learning: Affordances of Different Mixes of Reality for Learning”
What theories and evidence can we generate and build upon to provide a foundation for using mixed reality technologies productively for learning?
From Augmented to Virtual Learning: Affordances of Different Mixes of Reality for Learning
Eric Klopfer asks, what theories and evidence can we generate and build upon to provide a foundation for using augmented and virtual reality technologies productively for learning?
In Medias Res 2017
The 2017-2018 academic year comes with some great news around the growth and vibrancy of Comparative Media Studies/Writing: we have welcomed three new faculty members into the fold.
Fun and Games in Educational Technology
Eric Klopfer recently switched his appointment to Comparative Media Studies/Writing. With its longstanding games studies program, he sees it as well aligned with his academic goals.
Education Arcade Uses Online Gaming to Teach Science
The game will be designed to align with the Common Core standards in mathematics and Next Generation Science Standards for high school students
“People don’t like to play easy games”: Eric Klopfer in the Boston Globe
“And games have figured out a way to encourage players to persist at solving challenging problems,” says Eric Klopfer of The Education Arcade.