Learning From Role-Play

"Role play, in particular, should be seen as a fundamental skill used across multiple academic domains. So far, we have suggested its relevance to history, language arts, and cultural geography. Yet, this only scratches the surface." (Jenkins, H. 2006.¬†Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century.¬†The MacArthur Foundation.) Photo featuring cosplayers… Continue reading Learning From Role-Play

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Friendships within a “Fantasy” Life

"...online experiences can be as richly emotional and deeply intimate as those that directly emerge in face-to-face interaction." (Chayko, Mary;¬†Superconnected, 2017) Ever since I read this quote, and even more so ever since it was brought up again in my digital literacy class, I've been stuck reminiscing about the good old days when MMORPGS, or… Continue reading Friendships within a “Fantasy” Life