Rethinking the conference

For years (and particularly when I’m about to give a conference presentation), I’ve wondered how it is that despite knowing that talking at people isn’t an effective way to give or receive information, we still create academic conferences that are¬†predominantly…
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Gaming the Conference

On Thursday 10 December 12-12.30pm, Rosie Jones will be leading a session in the ALT Online Winter Conference:¬†Gaming the Conference: can Playful Interactions Engage Delegates? She’ll be talking about the #altcgame that ran alongside the conference last year, discussing the…
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Games in Ireland

A couple of weeks ago I attended the first Irish Symposium on Game-Based Learning, hosted by Patrick Felicia at the Waterford Institute of Technology. I felt that this was a well-designed event, offering perspectives from schools, universities and commercial training…
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