Monopoly as Serious Game?

In the forty-third episode of The Pop Culture Lens podcast, Christopher Olson and I discuss the history and ideology of the classic board game, Monopoly. In this episode, we present the original intentions behind the board game as being meant to teach socialism — and most definitely not greed. We trace the history of the game…

Affordances & Constraints Communication Model

At my university, we are moving towards more technologically enhanced teaching and learning.  Along with my colleague from the School of Education, I am helping to oversee the faculty development of online and blended instruction.  We are working on ways to better improve our courses’ universal design, such as through multimedia presentations.  The goal is…