Slide to Power Off (Slice of Life: Day 17)

Dear Technology, Goodbye! I'm leaving you for a while. We've been spending too much time together and frankly-I need a break! Text messages, Youtube videos, online articles, e-mails, blog posts, Netflix marathons, Facetime, Oscar movies, online discussion boards, Whatsapp messages, Facebook updates, virtual worlds...Whew! My brain is exhausted thinking of the last few weeks with …

Lost in Virtual Worlds (Slice of Life: Day 12)

I recently took a masters course on using video games and virtual worlds for educational purpose. The course is still concluding, as we are working to complete our final papers and projects. The course included a week-long seated session where we explored technology that was new and completely unfamiliar to me. Having grown up with …