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Melding Neuroscience with Technology for Education

Neuroscience, I believe gives us an interesting perspective at education because in the past 10 years, we have learned a great deal about the structure and function of the brain. Through empirical testing and research we now know …

Changing Serious Games

While there has been no comprehensive study on the Serious games market by any independent agency, as yet, there are many indicators of its growing popularity in Singapore. While Singapore has a relatively mature serious games market in …

Challenges of the Education Sector Today

The way we access and consume information has changed forever with technology developed over the past 20 years. The sources too have changed considerably beyond just the traditional media we are used to. This has had massive ramifications …

Virtual Worlds in Education & Training

3D HiVe is an advanced virtual world designed to be used for Education. It features integrated multimedia support, multimodal communication and secure online environments. It is a Standalone virtual world that provides all the strengths of the virtual …

Tips for writing intriguing stories for Serious Ga...

–>–>· The big reveal is both fulfilling as somewhat predictable ‘Aha!’ moment and somewhat unexpected. Here we talk about a simple step by step process that will help you change your ‘Learning’ story into a mystery. The Tutorial assumes that …

Three simple Steps to your first 3D Game

–>·Questions for you to ask yourself when creating a character: What is the Characters name, age, gender? What does this character look like? What are the defining characteristics of his personality? Pick no more than 2 for ancillary characters …

Introduction to Game Creation with Esoteric™

· Teams: A Grouping of player’s either created by players themselves or assigned to them by the system or by teachers. Each of these categories is explained in more detail further in this document. Avatars in Esoteric™ “An avatar is a …

The 3D Games for Learning Awards Ceremony

Playware Celebrates Teachers! We are delighted to invite you to the Award Ceremony for the National 3D Games-for-Learning Competition held in the 3rd quarter of 2011. Over 400 teachers were involved in constructing game-designs-for-learning. Despite tremendous work and …

3D Game for Learning Results

The winners for the 3D Game-for-Learning Competition have been announced. Congratulations to all! Link: 3D Game-for-Learning Winners