Textfyre's Cornelson On An IF Resurgence

David Cornelson, interviewed in Gamasutra about his plans for marketing text-adventure games to young readers: One of the reasons IF is so fascinating is that you have this junction of programming, game design, and writing. It’s great to toy around with all three of those aspects and try to merge them into something beautiful. The reality is that most of us have one, possibly two of those capabilities at a…

Students' 'Evolving' Use of Technology

Andy Guess (Inside Higher Ed): So technology’s utility in the classroom comes down to how it is used. The question, then, is: How can educators adapt their teaching methods to emerging technologies? And should they? Skeptics might point out that even students themselves are ambivalent when it comes to using the Internet and other digital tools for class, as the survey highlights. But the study’s introduction, written by Chris Dede…