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Serious games are computer games that train, educate and inform while entertaining. The serious games industry has been developing since 2000 but has only gained momentum since 2004. The lucrative games industry promised ...
Forget Beowulf to Virginia Woolf: Learning to be a Writer in Papua New Guinea
For students and instructors at colonial universities, the choice and availability of books for instruction was of central importance. Was the curriculum to replicate that of metropolitan universities? Or to accommodate ...
Experiential Learning and Distance Education: Expanding Learning Frontiers
e-Learning combines communication technologies (e.g., e-mail, Web, conferencing, and forum), pertinent learning theories, and real-world learning (experiential learning). This session will demonstrate how this bridging can ...
Remembering our Future: A Practitioner’s Perspective on the ‘Crisis’ in Cultural Studies”
I teach in something called an open university. Probably this would not be possible were it not for the ground-breaking work of the early practitioners of British Cultural Studies. From its inception, cultural studies was ...
The Philosophical Canon: East and West
This paper will examine the professional bias present in our philosophy departments against identifying Eastern traditions, such as Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism, as genuine philosophies that have a rightful place in ...
What Does Formal Online Debating Bring to Graduate Education?
Debating is a formal process of argument that has a long tradition of application in education. Educators value it as a strategy for promoting the development of skills associated with influencing others using logic, facts, ...
Models for Strategy Choice in Random or Potentially Deceptive Environments
Two simulation models are presented illustrative of decision and behavioural choice issues for complex adaptive systems involving cognitive agents. The first illustrates the value of managed instability for complex systems. ...
Coordinating Autonomous Agents For Force Protection Using Contract Nets
The survivability of a naval surface combatant depends largely on the effective management of combat resources. In terms of platform-centric self-protection, situation assessment strategies and engagement policies governing ...
The conference presents an opportunity for professionals involved in the support of Information Technology (IT) at institutions of higher education to network peers, learn and share ideas about supporting clients and ...
The conference will provide the latest information on asynchronous learning programs, processes, packages, and protocols, is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers to online learning.