Final Reflection

Final Reflection

This course has been a lovely ride. I’m so glad I was able to take it before graduating, and it wouldn’t have been so enjoyable without Dr. Maha’s insights and consistent support and encouragement.

Here‘s my… more

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May 24, 2018

Soliya: Final Reflection

Being part of the Soliya Compact Program was one of the requirements for the Digital literacies and intercultural learning course that I’m currently attending. However, I didn’t feel that I was doing… more

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April 30, 2018

Exploring digital literacies

Exploring digital literacies

Disclaimer: This will be long. Grab some popcorn and get ready to hear me go on and on.

Part 1:

I think I managed to get these scores because of this course. A lot of the things I found myself… more

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April 21, 2018

Intersectionality

Intersectionality

Reading part of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s article made me realize that there’s a word for all the stories that happen too often, and for the stories that she referred to in her text; that word being… more

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April 11, 2018

Soliya: Meeting 2

I think one of the best things about this experience is that I was able to pull out of my shell.

Yesterday’s meeting was easier than the first one, people seemed more comfortable with each other. There were… more

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April 11, 2018

Soliya: Meeting 1

So I just finished the first Soliya meeting and it was so nice! I must admit that I had some fears prior to this as I’m really camera shy. I was even hesitant about keeping my camera on or not during the… more

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April 3, 2018

Non-complementary Behavior

I listened to this podcast in the car on my way to a place, and was shook by it. The story about the Danish police was impressive. It made me think a lot about the things we create ourselves, with… more

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April 3, 2018

Game Draft 2

The second draft version of the game has some new additions based on the helpful feedback we received about our game.

Some of the additions include:

  • Option for the female player to join a literacy class
  • More stats added and call for action page
  • More visuals

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March 29, 2018

Designing a narrative game

First, moment of silence and appreciation for all the game designers out there. You people are heroes.

Here’s the link to Mine and Manar’s digital narrative game.

Few points worth mentioning:

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March 22, 2018

Narrative Game Prototype

I’ve decided to split this post into several parts so that it can be clear to me if and when I use them while implementing my game. Serious games are in my view harder to implement than regular style… more

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March 13, 2018