Games for Learning - Riven
As a young gamer my favourite games were RTS (Real Time Strategy), 2D and 3D FP (First Person) Adventure and Puzzlers. I could never grasp the attraction of Sports or Racing titles. Games such as Chrono Quest, The Secret of Monkey Island and Dizzy stole most of my gaming time until the release of the ‘Command and Conquer’ series and then ‘Tomb Raider’ and ‘Myst’. It’s this last entry which has stuck with me the longest. A series of adventure games (and books) following the st
The Pedagogy of Heritage - More to history than meets the 'I'?
Who am I? Where do I come from? Where do I fit in? Challenging questions that even the most self-assured adults struggle with at times. In our latest community-based project, we explore the ways in which Heritage and Culture can help young people develop a sense of identity and belonging. This year, 2018, we celebrate the centenary of the end of The Great War. Better known as World War One, it waged throughout Europe between 1914 to 1918, and resulted in the loss of an esti