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My Digital Fiction Presentation for Futures in Literacy Conference

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NMC Session: Creative Identity Play

Yesterday I presented my session about avatars and identity play in Second Life. It was more of a workshop than a presentation, and there were some wonderfully fascinating stories people shared about their avatars: why they created them and crafted them the way they did; what decisions they made about identity markers to include; how [...]

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Harry Potter and the Spoiling Phenomenon

By 9:01 am tomorrow Australian time we’ll all know the answers to the following: – Did Harry’s scar really contain a Horcrux that carried a bit of Voldemort and ultimately mean Harry has to kill himself to kill Voldemort? – Does Hermione sacrifice herself to save Ron? – Does Harry sacrifice his wizardry skills and [...]

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Pleasure, Play, Participation and Promise: the audio to my conference talk

Thanks to the wonderful Alan Levine, I now have the audio recording to go with my NMC talk, here: Alan’s write-up of my talk is on the NMC blog here – thanks so much!

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I’m Heading Off for June to Speak, Research, Speak, Plan more Research etc etc…

The major speaking event I have is the featured session at the NMC Summer Conference. I was specifically invited to speak about a “bit of everything” related to my research, so here’s the slides that accompany the talk. I hope I can arrange an audio stream to support the slides for the near future. And [...]

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Youth Online – almost there!

Yay! Here is my final book cover!!! And here is one of the endorsements: How lovely of Len Unsworth to write such kind words.

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Machinima as Multimodal Digital Storytelling

Finally, the wordpress.com management have enabled the embedding of slideshare slideshows!!  Yay!!!  I’ve been hanging out for this.  So here is *drum roll* the slideshow from my talk about machinima.  If you attended my keynote last year or came along to the seminar presentation earlier this week, then the slides will hopefully make sense   [...]

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Proposed Book Cover Design

This is the proposed book cover design for my book!!!  Yay!!!  Finally its *almost* here.  I am very excited now to be this close

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Jean Baudrillard

I almost blogged something the other day when I heard that Baudrillard had passed away, but didn’t… but now thanks to Jerry (winner of my mystery location challenge!) I found this clip of him talking about the image.  Wonderful stuff!

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