Archive | games

Game Based Learning – What does this mean to you?

First blog post for a while… I started working in e-learning and games in the 90’s. During this time we have seen some amazing technical advantages and also seen some interesting advances within e-learning. In recent years games based learning or GBL has been a trend subject. Game Based Learning does not only mean using […]

using virtual worlds and games

During Learning Technologies earlier this year I listened to several seminars on the use of virtual worlds and game devices with the work of the Royal Navy and Imperial College London being of particular interest. Imperial College were using Second Life as part of their medical training and the Royal Navy were using the PSP […]

games based learning – tickets available – May 13th Norwich 2009

We are finalising the details for the Game Based Learning event. The event will be ticket only as we have had a lot of interest. A number of people have already booked and to register your interest please book by emailing or using the contact form We are expecting that the event will […]

Futurelab coordinating games and learning research project

In the latest Naace newsletter there is an article about Futurelab coordinating a games and learning research project. “Futurelab has been appointed as the UK National Coordinator for a pan-European study of the use of computer and video games in schools. Our Games and Learning project is a programme of research, events and planned publications […]

games design in e-learning

After talking to the team at Norwich University College of the Arts we are close to setting up a link with the Games Degree. I’ve been interested in Games Design and how the skills of games developers might transfer to e-learning for some time. I’ll have more news about what we are planning in the […]