The Edugametional Podcast Episode 1: Souls Games and Information Literacy

Date of Award

Spring 4-30-2018

Degree Type

Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW)

Department

English

Co-Chair

Jeanne Bohannon

Co-Chair

Jeffrey Greene

Abstract

Abstract:

This Capstone project includes a 53 minute podcast audio file and a reflective memo detailing what sparked my interest in the topic along the journey I went through to get to where I ended up to create the podcast.

The podcast is developed the first podcast of a series about using peer-reviewed research articles to argue for educational gaming in the classroom, the merits of finding scientific and cultural literacies in educational gaming, understanding the value of why certain video game mechanics work and why, and how video games in general can retain educational value to a player.

This podcast focuses mainly on research into information literacy while using the video game "Demons's Souls" as a reference for why in-game messages have value and should be considered in video games in the future.

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