Tagged:  Education


N@P-025: Time For A Nerducation

Written by (@itloo) on December 31, 2012 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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So long 2012! Loren, Melisa, Michi, and Zach are back after a gaming holiday, refreshed and ready to celebrate their silver anniversary! Listen as the nerds release their picks for “Worst Game of 2012”, discuss how games educate us, and listen in as Michi shares a story of great peril. All this and more on… Read More »

Edutain Me

Edutain Me

Written by (@) on February 15, 2011 in Features

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“Edutainment” is a disgusting word invented by some marketing genius to sell products. It was later applied to videogames. To parents, it meant you could safely buy the game so labeled for your kid with the knowledge it would have some educational value. To kids, it meant this “game” was going to make you do… Read More »

Wabash College to Add Portal to Booklist

Wabash College to Add Portal to Booklist

Written by (@paxrock) on August 23, 2010 in News

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This year Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana will introduce a course with Valve’s Portal as one of the study materials.  “Enduring Questions”, an all-college course, is described in the catalog as “devoted to engaging students with fundamental questions of humanity from multiple perspectives and fostering a sense of community.” During the course Portal will be… Read More »