Beating cancer via video game

submitted by: mdanderson
Steven Gonzalez, a patient at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, sees video games as a healing power rather than simply entertainment. When he began leukemia treatment as a young teenager, he felt separated from his peers and the normalcy of life. For Gonzalez, video games provided him a link to the world he knew before. To help other young cancer patients not feel so isolated, he created a cancer-fighting video game. He also joined patient committees at MD Anderson Children's Cancer...

Technology and Students: Mix, Match or Miss?

submitted by: jcbradley

Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Technology and Students - Mix, Match or Miss?" at the Villanova Teaching and Learning Strategies Symposium on May 13, 2010. Topics covered include screencasting, wikis, games and Second Life, with a particular focus on student response to these technologies.

The Spectral Game: Learning spectroscopy using open data

submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents on the Spectral Game at the American Chemical Society meeting in Washington, DC on August 17, 2009. The talk provides an overview of how openness in both teaching and research can help generate new educational resources, especially for teaching NMR. At the end Antony Williams says a few words about the Spectral Game project and the ChemSpider database which powers it via Open Data JCAMP-DX spectral depositions. The other developers of the game are Andrew Lang...

wisskomm tv 38/08

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Expeditionblog vom Forschungsschiff "Meteor" - Video der NASA: Todeszonen im Meer und Zusatzinfos - Das Wissenschaftsfilmfestival des Goethe-Instituts in Thailand - Vor 30 Jahren: Die erste Ausgabe der Zeitschrift Spektrum der Wissenschaft - climate 2008 , die erste virtuelle internationale Klimakonferenz - Per Video am IT-Gipfel in Potsdam teilnehmen - Jetzt bewerben: Die Ausschreibung zum EICOS Fellowships 2009 hat begonnen - Die Wissenswerte in Bremen...

CSE125 Video Game Course (UCSD)

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Video highlighting the CSE 125 Video Game Course at UCSD.

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