Date Learning Java Readings Questions Project
9/26: W1a Intro Classes,
Game Engine
9/28: W1b Constructivism
Active Learning
Scaffolding, ZPD
Constructivism, Active Learning, ZPD, Reading Qs
10/3: W2a Constructionism,
Affordances
Inheritance, Polymorphism Mindstorms: Forward, Intro, Ch 1
Affordance,
Reading Qs
10/5: W2b Users (Blase Ur) Affordances, User profile
10/10:W3a Game Structure Arrays, Strings Read: Game Design Workshop (Ch 2) Play a few games: WolfQuest, Monopoly, Boggle-ish, ReadingQs
10/12: W3b Dramatic Elements
Educational Games
Read: Game Design Workshop (Ch 4) ReadingQs
10/17: W4a Gamification Gamification Chapter,
10/19: W4b Lingering Bias,
Culturally-Relevant Instruction
Readings, ReadingQs
10/24: W5a Badge Systems Useful?, Khan Academy, Open Badges ReadingQs
10/26: W5b Design Review Student Feedback Design Doc
10/31: W6a Midterm
11/2: W6b MOOCs
Class variables, functions MOOC Promise, Coursera TED (5 min),
Uh, Oh!, Flukes?, It helps who?
11/7: W7a Intelligent Tutoring Systems Readings ReadingQs
11/9: W7b Designing for Learning Differences Disabilities overview, UDL, sight impairment,
cognitive challenges
ReadingQs
11/14: W8a Learning Trajectories Readings ReadingQs
11/16: W8b Tangibles, Movement Readings ReadingQs Finalized MVP
11/21: W9a Collaboration
11/23: W9b Thanksgiving
11/28: W10a Flash Talks Flash Talks
11/30: W10b College Reading Period
12/7: Demo 10:30am-12:30pm Project papers due, in-lab demos