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Blast to the Past and Looking Forward

By Mary Kayler | Feb 4, 2013 | Comments Off on Blast to the Past and Looking Forward

What a full day of engagement with people, ideas, and learning here at the EDUCAUSE Annual ELI 2013 Conference!  I attended the Horizon Report 2013 Higher Education Report session this evening! This report identifies key emerging technologies in higher education … Continue reading

Playful Beginnings – Scouting thru Texting

By Mary Kayler | Feb 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Playful Beginnings – Scouting thru Texting

A few years back I had the unique opportunity to meet Lee Sheldon at Game Education Summit where he shared his multi-player classroom design. As an avid gamer his worked captured my imagination. In 2012, he released The Multi-player Classroom: … Continue reading

"Work like a Captain, Play like a Pirate."

"Collateral learning in the way of formation of enduring attitudes, of like and dislikes, may be and often is much more important than the spelling lesson or lesson in geography or history that is learned…the most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning”  Dewey

"I jokingly call this convergence of games into reality the 'Gamepocalypse:' the moment when every moment of life is actually a game."  Jesse Schell


"Individual creativity is almost always stimulated by the work, ideas and achievements of other people."  Robinson

"The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch. The door is round and open. Don’t go back to sleep."  Rumi

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UMW M.O.L.I.E. Initiative Gains Support Via Canvas Grant

By mkayler | Apr 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Canvas Grant also provides funding to support the creation of a collaboratively designed hybrid faculty development pilot project designed to transform faculty understandings of powerful learning and also supports the development of multimedia online learning immersive environment (M.O.L.I.E.) courses. What is unique about this innovative model is twofold: a) supports faculty teams in the development […]

M.O.L.I.E. Meets Canvas and the Open Web

By mkayler | Mar 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s official!!!!  CTE&I received a $10,000 grant and has entered the ranks of an ‘elite company of Canvas 2015 Grant Winners‘! Quest-based learning, game theory, and game elements are the pedagogical drivers that will be used to break predictive online learning and will be infused into a faculty development Multimedia Online Learning Immersive Environment (M.O.L.I.E.). […]

Beyond ‘Banking’ to ‘Bartle’ Faculty Development Gets Game!

By mkayler | Nov 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, November 10, 2014 (2pm EST) I along with Lisa Ames will be sharing our collective work on ‘gaming’ faculty development. Still time to register!   WEBINAR DETAILS “BEYOND ‘BANKING’ TO ‘BARTLE”: FACULTY DEVELOPMENT GETS GAME Join us for a free webinar on November 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EST. Interested […]