Assignment #1 - Conference Paper and Presentation

Due Date: Sept 15, 2009 (Draft), Oct 6, 2009 (Final), Oct 6, 2009 (Presentation)

Value: 10 points total

Overview:

Step 1 - Sept 15, 2009
The student will write a 3 page conference paper on a topic related to games, simulations, and virtual environments in education for the AACE SITE conference. Deadline for paper submission is Oct 21, 2009.

Students will post their papers to the listserv.

Each student will review and provide constructive critisim on every paper and send back.

Each student will then revise to create the final paper.

Step 2 - Oct 6, 2009
Students will submit their conference paper.

Students will present in class for 15mins (conference-like) on the paper.

So while the paper is due October 2, figure the process will run a couple of weeks.

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to have the student focus on an area of interest related to the course topic as well as be able to create and receive feedback on a conference paper that could be submitted.