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Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb Dec 2017

Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This article provides context for and examines aspects of the design process of a game for learning. Lost & Found (2017a, 2017b) is a tabletop-to-mobile game series designed to teach medieval religious legal systems, beginning with Moses Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah (1180), a cornerstone work of Jewish legal rabbinic literature. Through design narratives, the article demonstrates the complex design decisions faced by the team as they balance the needs of player engagement with learning goals. In the process the designers confront challenges in developing winstates and in working with complex resource management. The article provides insight into the pathways the team found ...


Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, Owen Gottlieb Dec 2017

Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

The study of Judaism, Jewish civilizationi, and games is currently comprised of projects of a rather small set of game scholars. A sample of our work is included in this issue.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 09, December 18, 2017, Grand Valley State University Dec 2017

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 09, December 18, 2017, Grand Valley State University

2017-2018, Volume 42

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


December 15, 2017 Meeting Minutes, Shawnee State University Dec 2017

December 15, 2017 Meeting Minutes, Shawnee State University

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the December 15, 2017 Board of Trustees meeting.


Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government Dec 2017

Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government

General University of Maine Publications

Minutes for meetings held by the Graduate Student Government of The University of Maine


35mm Negatives Collection, 1989-2000, Communications & Marketing Office Dec 2017

35mm Negatives Collection, 1989-2000, Communications & Marketing Office

University Archives Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


University Vhs Archive, 1985-2005, University Library Dec 2017

University Vhs Archive, 1985-2005, University Library

University Archives Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2017

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


The Albigensian Crusade: The Intersection Of Religious And Political Authority In Languedoc (1209-1218), Alexis Nunn Dec 2017

The Albigensian Crusade: The Intersection Of Religious And Political Authority In Languedoc (1209-1218), Alexis Nunn

WWU Honors Program Senior Projects

The Albigensian Crusade saw religious goals conflict with political realities in Languedoc as crusaders attempted to establish secular and religious authority in a region that saw the crusade as a war of aggression rather than one of religious reformation.


The Presidential Research And Creative Achievement Award Nomination Form, University Of Maine Dec 2017

The Presidential Research And Creative Achievement Award Nomination Form, University Of Maine

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine's Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award Nomination Form


Magnum Opus: A Satirical Rock Opera, Alynn Sobolik Dec 2017

Magnum Opus: A Satirical Rock Opera, Alynn Sobolik

WWU Honors Program Senior Projects

"Magnum Opus" is a satirical rock opera about the college experience and what's to come after graduation.


Promoting Student Success: Bilingual Education Best Practices And Research Flaws, Lillian Fassero Dec 2017

Promoting Student Success: Bilingual Education Best Practices And Research Flaws, Lillian Fassero

Senior Honors Theses

This paper first determines the benefits which bilingual education offers and then compares transitional, dual-language, and heritage language maintenance programs. After exploring the outcomes, contexts, and practical implications of the various bilingual programs, this paper explores the oversight in most bilingual studies, which assess students’ syntax and semantics while neglecting their understanding of pragmatics and discourse structures (Maxwell-Reid, 2011). Incorporating information from recent studies which question traditional understandings of bilingualism and argue that biliteracy requires more than grammatical and vocabulary instruction, this paper proposes modifications in current research strategies and suggests best practices for transitional, dual-language, and heritage maintenance programs.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 08, December 4, 2017, Grand Valley State University Dec 2017

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 08, December 4, 2017, Grand Valley State University

2017-2018, Volume 42

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


2017-12-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Dec 2017

2017-12-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for December 4, 2017.


2017-12-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Dec 2017

2017-12-04 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress minutes for December 4, 2017.


Applying Research-Based Multimedia Design Principles In Designing And Teaching Beginning Cfl Learners The Ba Construction Online, Shenglan Zhang Dec 2017

Applying Research-Based Multimedia Design Principles In Designing And Teaching Beginning Cfl Learners The Ba Construction Online, Shenglan Zhang

World Languages and Cultures Publications

Teaching grammar online is an increasingly necessary practice, but the process is resource-heavy, requiring online tools such as grammar videos. Studies show that current online grammar modules have mixed effectiveness, and none of the studies have examined the effects of the design of these modules. This study investigated whether an online module, designed according to basic multi-media design principles, is effective in helping learners understand the use of the baconstruction. The study also asked how the students respond to the use of the online module. The findings show that the online module improved learners’ understanding and use of the ba ...


Class Notes, Georgia Southern University Dec 2017

Class Notes, Georgia Southern University

CLASS Notes

Consolidation, Birth of CAH and CBSS

Departmental updates for ART, Communication Arts, Foreign Language and History


The History Books Tell It? Collective Bargaining In Higher Education In The 1940s, William A. Herbert Dec 2017

The History Books Tell It? Collective Bargaining In Higher Education In The 1940s, William A. Herbert

Publications and Research

This article presents a history of collective bargaining in higher education during and just after World War II, decades before the establishment of applicable statutory frameworks for labor representation. It examines the collective bargaining program adopted by the University of Illinois in 1945, along with contracts negotiated at other institutions. The article also examines the role of United Public Workers of America (UPWA) and its predecessor unions in organizing and negotiating on behalf of faculty, teachers, and instructors. The first known collective agreements applicable to faculty, teachers and instructors, were negotiated by those unions before UPWA was destroyed during the ...


Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs Dec 2017

Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Western Michigan University’s Excellence in Diversity Awards Selection Committee is honoring three individuals and an organization associated with the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD): Dr. Donna Talbot, Marcy L. Peake, and Dawnielle Simmons and the Student Assembly for Racial Equity and Cultural Inclusion (SAREC).


Us:It Cio Open Forum, University Of Maine System Nov 2017

Us:It Cio Open Forum, University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

US:IT CIO Open Forum notes, summaries, and slides.


Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government Nov 2017

Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government

General University of Maine Publications

Minutes for meetings held by the Graduate Student Government of The University of Maine


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 07, November 20, 2017, Grand Valley State University Nov 2017

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 042, Number 07, November 20, 2017, Grand Valley State University

2017-2018, Volume 42

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government Nov 2017

Graduate Student Government Meeting Minutes, Graduate Student Government

General University of Maine Publications

Minutes for meetings held by the Graduate Student Government of The University of Maine


Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Keren Reyes, an undergraduate dietetics student in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University, recently received a $1,725 Research and Creative Activities Scholarship from WMU’s Lee Honors College.


A Word From The Writing Center (November 2017), Jennifer Wilson, Ms, Els Nov 2017

A Word From The Writing Center (November 2017), Jennifer Wilson, Ms, Els

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Stylish academic writing
  • The Write Stuff


Examining The Relationships Between Gender Role Congruity, Identity, And The Choice To Persist For Women In Undergraduate Physics Majors, Bronwen Bares Pelaez Nov 2017

Examining The Relationships Between Gender Role Congruity, Identity, And The Choice To Persist For Women In Undergraduate Physics Majors, Bronwen Bares Pelaez

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Persistent gender disparity limits the available contributors to advancing some science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. While higher education can be an influential time-point for ensuring adequate participation, many physics programs across the U.S. have few women in classroom or lab settings. Prior research indicates that these women face considerable barriers. For university students, faculty, and administration to appropriately address these issues, it is important to understand the experiences of women as they navigate male-dominated STEM fields.

This explanatory sequential mixed methods study explored undergraduate female physics majors’ experiences with their male-dominated academic and research spaces in the ...


Mike Theune And Bob Broad Interview November 12, 2017, Laura Kennedy Nov 2017

Mike Theune And Bob Broad Interview November 12, 2017, Laura Kennedy

Interviews for WGLT

Laura Kennedy, from WGLT Radio, interview with IWU Professor of English Mike Theune and Bob Broad, Professor of English from Illinois State Univeriversy. The two co-authored the book "We Need to Talk: A New Method For Evaluating Poetry."


Fy2019 E&G Budget Discussion, University Of Maine Nov 2017

Fy2019 E&G Budget Discussion, University Of Maine

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine's FY2019 E&G Budget Discussion


The Birds Of A Feather Research Challenge, Todd W. Neller Nov 2017

The Birds Of A Feather Research Challenge, Todd W. Neller

Computer Science Faculty Publications

Neller presented a set of research challenges for undergraduates that allow an excellent formative experience of research, writing, peer review, and potential presentation and publication through a top-tier conference. The focus problem is the analysis of a newly-designed solitaire card game, Birds of a Feather, so potentials for discovery abound. Open access talk slides, research code, solvability data sets, research tutorial videos, and more are also available at http://cs.gettysburg.edu/~tneller/puzzles/boaf .