The Importance of Empathy in Learning Design

The Importance of Empathy in Learning Design

This week I had the pleasure of seeing my dear friends Dr. Fitri Mohamad and Dr. Jacey-Lynn Minoi who were visiting the lab as guest speakers at this year’s Remix Play 3 event and Creative Play workshops. As if no time had passed, Fitri continued a conversation we’d...
There’s Madness to the Method

There’s Madness to the Method

I’m going to use this site to record my thoughts and ideas, starting with relatively unstructured snippets that I can start to combine into more considered concepts. At least that’s the idea. I think it’ll help to get thoughts onto ’paper’, so to speak. I’m hoping the...
GamUp Remixes the Game Design Workshop in Egypt

GamUp Remixes the Game Design Workshop in Egypt

I was chuffed to find out that my instructional post about Game Design Rapid Prototyping Workshops had been discovered on Medium (where I reposted it ☺️) and used by the team at GamUp to conclude their Game Jam Night in Egypt back in February. Susan Abadir kindly...
Cast Your Slides with Keynote Live

Cast Your Slides with Keynote Live

Here’s a clever trick a colleague showed me the other day while prepping for a presentation: using Keynote Live to cast slides to your audience.(Keynote is Apple’s version of PowerPoint, and is available for free on iOS devices). By scanning a simple QR...
Smart Learning Spaces in Bangladesh

Smart Learning Spaces in Bangladesh

I’ve had the pleasure of spending some time with the wonderful Tanvir Murad Topu, or ‘Topu’ for short; Head of the Photography School at Bangladesh’s prestigious Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. We have been fortunate enough to host him...