The Game of Writing is being used for the first time in a writing course WRS 102 Writing in the Disciplines. This course is the first test of the online gamified writing environment that started as a GRAND prototype research project but not the last – we expect 200 students to enroll in the fall 2014 class.
The University of Alberta today launches its second MOOC, Understanding Video Games. This MOOC is a thorough overview of theory pertaining to video game media. Participants “learn how to study games and engage in informed discussions about them.”