Linda E
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Technology Specialist

Started Jan 27, 2014 0 Replies

I'm new to this community and would like to offer my services in the following areas: Design and development of websites and databasesProgramming (HTML5/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, ActionScript, Lingo, and…Continue

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Josh Schermer liked Linda E's blog post Game Based Learning
Feb 2, 2015
Linda E and Diana Cobbe are now friends
Feb 20, 2014
Linda E left a comment for Yevdokia McDowell
"Hi Kia I've sent you an invite to connect on LinkedIn. Look forward to connecting! Linda"
Feb 2, 2014
Linda E and Yevdokia McDowell are now friends
Feb 1, 2014
Matt Browning replied to Linda E's discussion Newbie here with introduction and a question, or two in the group Health and Games, or Health in Games
"Hi Linda and welcome. I had the same fear of intellectual property theft as you when I first joined a couple months ago. In the end I changed my philosophy and decided that if someone takes my ideas and uses them for good rather than selfish…"
Jan 28, 2014
Katie Robinette replied to Linda E's discussion Newbie here with introduction and a question, or two in the group Health and Games, or Health in Games
"Good morning Linda and welcome to the group! I am with Healthy Minds Canada (www.healthymindscanada.ca) and we raise money for research and education in mental health and addictions.  We are currently developing a prototype for a multi-platform…"
Jan 27, 2014
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Jan 27, 2014
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Newbie here with introduction and a question, or two

Good morning everyone,I've joined Gameful yesterday and this group today.  I'm a software developer, analyst, writer, poet, gamer, dreamer, artist, lifelong learner, and M.Ed student,  I also have diabetes, chronic pain, melanoma, and sometimes have to try really hard not to get depressed.   I was inspired by the story of Superbetter and the possibility of using games to cure chronic or acute illness. I'm looking forward to interacting with everyone in this group.  I have a couple of game…See More
Jan 27, 2014
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Technology Specialist

I'm new to this community and would like to offer my services in the following areas: Design and development of websites and databasesProgramming (HTML5/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, ActionScript, Lingo, and other)Adobe software - Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Premier, LightroomGraphic Design - online and printInteractive Media - animation (Flash), video editingThe above is a quick snapshot, if you need help in any other technology area that I didn't mention, send me a message and I can…See More
Jan 27, 2014
Linda E posted a blog post

Game Based Learning

I'm doing research for my Masters in Education, and my focus is game based learning.  I thought I'd share some of the resources I've found here at Gameful.I found the following videos on YouTube both interesting and informative:In The Gaming of Education Transformation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khJDLo0oMX4) Richard van Eck talks about how games promote collaboration, systems thinking, social negotiation of skills, and problem…See More
Jan 27, 2014
Linda E replied to Jason LeBouef's discussion Learning Programming assistance
"Hi Jason Have you looked into any of the online schools teaching programming, such as Code Academy Khan Academy Here is a Ted blog with a list of places to learn to code: Ted Blog As a long-time programmer, my opinion is that the first step is a…"
Jan 27, 2014
Linda E replied to Yevdokia McDowell's discussion A Website for Sharing Game Ideas
"Hi Kia I'm new so do not know the ins and outs of this site or how upgrades work, but as this site is already focused on collaboration on games for change, would it be possible to propose this type of feature/function to be included in this…"
Jan 27, 2014
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Health and Games, or Health in Games

By using game mechanics in therapy for heart patients, teaching young diabetics to estimate carbs, help ritualize the keeping of journals for chronically ill patients, shortening feedback loops, increasing collaboration and putting a smile on the face of poor sods (I am one, I may say so  ) – this group will change the world.First one to release, gets a beer at the next meetup!See More
Jan 27, 2014
Linda E is now a member of Gameful
Jan 26, 2014

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Favorite game? (This will help us tell if you're a spambot or not, so please answer carefully so we can approve your account!)
Fallout
Location
Woodbridge
Personal URL
www.LindaEnsign.com
Affiliation (company, school, group, e.g.)
Yellow Hare Inc
Affiliation URL
www.YellowHare.com
If my life story were a game, it would be a cross between ...
Where in the World is Carmen Santiago and Tetris
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Writer, Entrepreneur, Startup Founder, Student, UX expert, IT guru, Researcher
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
a newbie (no game experience ... yet!)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
Alternate reality games, Mobile games, PC Games - single player, Console Games, Art and Experimental games, Board games, Card games, Educational games
Will collaborate for
Creative fulfillment and fun, Experience and mentorship, School credit, Money, Big money, A chance at a Nobel Prize
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
I would like to contribute to games that teach soft skills - critical thinking, communication, consequences, compassion, motivation, self-control, etc.
Games you’ve worked on ...
None yet, but I've a list of games I'd like to build.
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
Understanding of learning theory and instructional design. Proficiency in over 10 programming languages. Research and analysis experience. A deep enjoyment of games. A belief that play deepens the human experience. A desire to improve the world, for people and animals.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Alan Wake
Fallout New Vegas
Hitman: Absolution
Twitter
http://twitter.com/yellowhareinc
Linked In Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaensign/

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Game Based Learning

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 8:22am 0 Comments

I'm doing research for my Masters in Education, and my focus is game based learning.  I thought I'd share some of the resources I've found here at Gameful.

I found the following videos on YouTube both interesting and informative:

  1. In The Gaming of Education Transformation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khJDLo0oMX4) Richard van Eck talks about how games promote collaboration, systems thinking, social…
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