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Versatilist with Darren Kay
January 16, 2017 05:02 PM PST
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In this episode, I speak with Darren Kay who is doing fantastic work. More information about what he discusses in this edition can be found by following the links in the information below:

The screencasts that he has done can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEOy8PKirUk and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQj8enskxkk.

His contribution to the game-based leaning compendium can be found at http://thinkspace.csu.edu.au/gblcompendium/part-1-motivation/immersive-schooling/ which contains a great deal of excellent student produced short essays, that your network might find of use.

The MEd course he is studying is here: http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/master-of-education-knowledge-networks-and-digital-innovatio. It has many participants and lecturers from both inside and outside of Australia, and might be of interest to other educators in your network.

Finally, his twitter handle is @KayMrdkay

Versatilist with Dario Tom Dieck
December 11, 2016 10:02 AM PST
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In this episode, I speak with Dario Tom Dieck, who is working on some very nice initiatives with AR and VR in museum settings.

Versatilist - Daniela Janssen's Presentation
November 21, 2016 10:15 PM PST
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In this episode, I post another of the presentations that was made at ILRN's second annual conference in Santa Barbara. This was a presentation by Daniela Janssen.

Versatilist with Sara Knight
November 08, 2016 03:44 PM PST
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In this episode, I speak with Sara Knight about the fantastic Forest School project. Sounds like the kind of school I would have wanted to go to as a kid (actually, I wouldn't mind going to it now as an adult).  Here's a link to her newest book on that project:

Forest School in Practice | SAGE Publications Ltd

Also, here's a picture of Sara with a student:

Versatilist with Ramy Hammady
October 31, 2016 07:15 AM PDT
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In this episode, I speak with Ramy Hammady who is doing very fun work with AR in museum settings.  During the discussion, we spoke of the PHAR app, which can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/PHAREGY/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

Versatilist with Aroutis Foster & Mamta Shah
October 25, 2016 07:58 AM PDT
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In this episode, I speak with Aroutis Foster and Mamta Shah about their work on using games to change identities.

Versatilist with Maggi Savin-Baden
October 18, 2016 07:26 PM PDT
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In this episode, I spoke with Dr. Maggi Savin-Baden. Initially, we were going to talk about research methods for virtual worlds, but we got a little off track and started talking about a bunch of other stuff first.  Dr. Savin-Baden provided a few additional resources:

Additionally, here's the link to the call for proposals for ILRN 2017:

  • https://immersivelrn.org/ilrn2017/
Versatilist - Adeola Fabola's Presentation
October 10, 2016 01:16 PM PDT
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In this episode, I present another one of the recorded presentations from the 2nd annual ILRN conference. This one is Adeola Fabola giving his presentation: "Virtual reality for Early Education: A Study"

Versatilist with Jeffrey Ventrella
October 03, 2016 08:42 AM PDT
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In this episode, I speak with Jeffrey Ventrella. He spoke at the ILRN conference in Santa Barbara, but I wasn't able to attend, so I definitely wanted to bring him onto the podcast to talk about the stuff he's working on.
The chapter that Jeffrey mentioned about "unattended avatars" can be found at:

Additionally, here are a couple other links that might be of interest:


Versatilist with Wilk Oliveira
September 19, 2016 08:18 PM PDT
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In this episode, I speak with Wilk Oliviera. Wilk is a Master's student in Computer Science in Brazil and has developed some interesting electronic versions of traditional educational games. More information about his work can be found at:

My website: http://www.wilkoliveira.com/ (only in Portuguese)
My ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wilk_Oliveira_Dos_Santos
My game design portfolio: http://www.wilkoliveira.com/portfolio

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