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Great list of Gaming Books
I came across a great list of gaming books that should be of interest to anyone that wants to learn more about the industry. Here are the categories: Theory Design Practice Writing Graphic Design Music / Audio Online Community The History of Games Sociology People, Projects, and Businesses Other Media and Useful Disciplines Deep Background Inspirations The list is compiled by a game designer and author Ernest Adams. The first book that I want to take a look at is Fundamentals of Game Design, by Ernest ......

Posted On Saturday, December 23, 2006 2:45 PM

Final Evaluation of using Dotnetnuke with my web design class
Friday was the last day for my students and many of them had finished their dotnetnuke student web portal and were designing skins and containers. Some students didn't finish the complete portal and had a couple of lessons left to finish. Next semester, I'll give my students an additional week to start the lesson so all will be able to complete it. All in all, it was worth the time and effort to have my students create a professional portal using the tools that developers use in industry. One student ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 19, 2006 5:23 AM

Time for a field trip!
I'm planning on taking 25 programming students to the Microsoft America Launch Event that will be coming to Orlando, FL on Thursday, January 25th. It's just a coincindence that our school is sponsoring our annual technology night that evening so it will be a busy day indeed! Several years ago, I took my AP students to an evening event that Microsoft sponsored which was on mobile commuting and the students enjoyed it a great deal so I made my decision to take them to this event as soon as I heard ......

Posted On Thursday, December 14, 2006 6:46 AM

City of Orlando, FL- Proclamation Computer Science Education Day

Mayor Budy Dyer has signed a proclamtion that recognizes Friday, December 8th as Computer Science Education Day. You can view the proclamation here.

Posted On Wednesday, December 6, 2006 2:06 PM

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