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🎙 About the Episode
Using virtual reality in the classroom. How games taught James important life skills. Innovation and entrepreneurship in education and tensions between formal and informal modes of learning. The pedagogical value of game jams and hackathons. Parallels between e-sports and regular sports. How games helped James when he broke his back. The importance of standards and governance and an argument for formalised education.
Recorded 8 March 2022
🥣 Episode Digest
James' squiggly career
🧶 The Red Thread
Synthesising for strength
How James likes to learn
Reflections on practice
🧩 Stuff We Mentioned
🔊 Audio Highlights
Episode appetiser - The stigma around computer games (20 sec)
James explains E-Sports to a 55 year old (38 sec)
The life-changing experience James would gift to someone (34 sec)
How James' curiosity about computer hardware and software was sparked (44 sec)
How James' curiosity about computer hardware and software was sparked (50 sec)
👤 About James Birt
🤝🏻 Connect with James
📝 Interactive Transcript
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