Key areas of research for me include:

  • Narrative theory
  • The convergence of narrative with game structures
  • And, predominantly, playful learning – which is to say the application of game structures to learning, to explore whether this might improve the learning experience

This last one is the basis of a PhD that I am currently undertaking.  You know, because having a full-on job and a small child aren’t really filling my time enough…

A while back I gave a TEDx talk on some of the work I’ve been fortunate enough to develop with an excellent High School teacher:

I will never understand, nor forgive, the person that chose this still for the video.  Why?  What did I ever do to you?  Why, or why…