Author: Emily May

An East Coast native who calls Colorado home. I am a Social Media Specialist for IBM Commerce and recently enrolled in graduate school at the University of Colorado Denver. I love learning new things and passing that knowledge on to others. When I’m not working or studying, you can find me in the mountains, practicing yoga, or out with my camera.

Critique: Promoting Positive Behavior Using the Good Behavior Game

As part of my learning experience in my Games and Learning graduate course at CU Denver, I’ll critique literature tied to the theme of game-based learning. These critiques will summarize features like research design, learning theory, methods, findings, and implications for the study and application of games and learning. Below is my final critique on a meta-analysis that synthesizes single-case… Read more →

Learning through Play: Trivia Night at Factotum Brewhouse

For my final Games and Learning play journal entry, I’ve chosen to write about a recent encounter with trivia (and craft beer). In support of my boyfriend’s chiropractic business, we (and his massage therapist) attended a community networking event at Factotum Brewhouse in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Denver, CO. I was not expecting game night. In fact, I was actually… Read more →

Critique: Do Older Adults Hate Video Games until they Play them?

As part of my learning experience in my Games and Learning graduate course at CU Denver, I’ll critique literature tied to the theme of game-based learning. These critiques will summarize features like research design, learning theory, methods, findings, and implications for the study and application of games and learning. Below is my latest critique on the recent Proof-of-Concept Study (2016)… Read more →

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