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Universal Design for Learning Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences, including cognitive neuroscience, that guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences.[1] Recognizing that the way individuals learn can be unique, the UDL framework, first defined by the Center for Applied Special Technology(CAST) in the 1990s,[2] calls for creating curriculum from the outset that provides: Multiple means of representation to give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge,Multiple means of expression to provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know, andMultiple means of engagement to tap into learners' interests, challenge them appropriately, and motivate them to learn.[3][4] Origins[edit] The concept and language of Universal Design for Learning was inspired by the universal design movement in architecture and product development, originally formulated by Ronald L.

SLUDGE Adventure Game Engine - Home Java RPG Game Maker for Windows, PC, MAC, Linux This Java based rpg game making program allows you to quickly and easily create simple games using pictures, photographs or drawings as the scenes within the game. Make games with no programming knowledge. The Java RPG Game Maker will run on Windows, PC, MAC and Linux platforms. The 1.6 Java Runtime Environment or higher must be installed for the game maker to work. Download Getting Started Download and Install the Java Runtime Environment (Note: Skip this step if you already have it installed)Download the Game Maker .zip archiveExtract the .zip archive to a location on your computerOpen the extracted folder and click on "Game_Maker.jar" Downloads Previous VersionsNo previous versions. v1.8 is the earliest public release. Further Information The Java RPG Game maker was the final year univeristy project of Andrew Lee Ward from the University of Birmingham School of Computer Science.

You Make Me Sick! In You Make Me Sick, students take on the role of a pathogen and custom design their disease to infiltrate a variety of unique target hosts. As they progress, they must improve their infectious properties in order to infect hosts that have progressively stronger defenses (like antibiotics and stellar hygiene), ultimately learning about the anatomy and function of bacteria and viruses and how they are spread. This game is designed to be used in inclusive science classrooms that have a diverse range of students (e.g., average and above average students, students with high incidence disabilities, English language learners, and students who struggle with reading). It is designed using the Universal Design for Learning framework, strategically aligned to key state standards, and formulated to integrate seamlessly with existing curricula. The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S.

Spring RTS Engine AGK App Game Kit 2011 Horizon Report Download the 2011 Horizon ReportPDF • ePub The 2011 Horizon Report is made possible via a grant from HPHP creates innovative technology solutions that benefit individuals, businesses, governments and society. HP’s Office for Global Social Innovation applies HP’s global reach, broad portfolio of products and services, and the expertise of its employees to support initiatives in education, healthcare and communities around the world. The 2011 Horizon Report is a collaboration betweenThe New Media Consortium and theEDUCAUSE Learning Initiative An EDUCAUSE Program Since 2005, the annual Horizon Report has been the most visible aspect of a focused collaboration between the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) and the New Media Consortium in which the two organizations engage their memberships in both the creation and outcomes of the research. The New Media Consortium (NMC) is a globally focused not-for-profit consortium dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies.

JBox2D: A Java Physics Engine Educational Research Industry or market research is the acquisition of corporate intelligence on a broad range of issues including: Industry and market research business[edit] Well-known analyst firms include Canalys, Pell Research, Business Monitor International, Current Analysis, Forrester Research, Frost & Sullivan, Gartner, IBISWorld, and IDC. See also[edit] Main Page Running on Empty Computer science and the technologies it enables now lie at the heart of our economy, our daily lives, and scientific enterprise. As the digital age has transformed the world and workforce, U.S. K–12 education has fallen woefully behind in preparing students with the fundamental computer science knowledge and skills they need for future success. The report finds that roughly two-thirds of the country have few computer science education standards for secondary school education, and most states treat high school computer science courses as simply an elective and not part of a student’s core education. Executive Summary Full Report Read the Full Report: View the State-by-State Results: Authors Cameron Wilson, ACM Leigh Ann Sudol, Carnegie Mellon University Chris Stephenson, The Computer Science Teachers Association, Member of ACM’s Education Policy Committee Mark Stehlik, Carnegie Mellon University, Member of ACM’s Education Policy Committee

UDK Unreal Developer's Kit | Free Game Engine What is UDK? The Unreal Development Kit is the free edition of Unreal Engine 3 that provides access to the award-winning 3D game engine and professional toolset used in blockbuster video game development, architectural visualization, mobile game development, 3D rendering, digital films and more. Who is it for? Unreal Engine technology is used by game developers, researchers, television studios, machinima directors, artists and students. Note: We recommend folks starting new projects to give Unreal Engine 4 a try!