Category: Education

Edutainment failed me

“… it felt like being told you had to eat your vegetables before you could have a single bite of
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California lawmaker proposes colleges offer video-game design

The LA Times reports: Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) has introduced legislation that could someday have California universities offer a degree
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Scholarships awarded by Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association recently announced the recipients of scholarships for college courses in video game design and related topics:
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Big wins for University of Houston game design teams

It was a big day for University of Houston computer science department game design teams: Team Big Impact Bear won
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Perfection versus Mortality in Games and Simulation

The New Cultural Form: Perfection versus Mortality in Games and Simulation at Rensselaer Willy Nilly’s Surf Shack offers a cure
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Career Colleges, Toxic Choices

From a Seattle Times editorial: For-profit colleges have successfully marketed a compelling story in which they star front and center
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Students Making Games Out of Math, Science

University students in Guelph, Ontario will be showcasing their original games based on math and science: University of Guelph engineering
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Burlington, Vermont: Art Hop 2010

If you’re in the Burlington, Vermont area, check out Art Hop 2010: A creative mix of art will showcase the
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Game Design and Higher Education

Above: Laurentius de Voltolina meets Pac-man Students who may have been scolded by their parents for spending too much time
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Replacing Grades With XP

In a game design class at Indiana University, traditional grades have been replaced by Experience Points: Students of Indiana University’s
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