John Rice is a school district technology director in Texas. He’s researched, written, presented, and blogged about educational gaming since 2006. He holds a doctorate in educational computing from University of North Texas, and a masters in educational administration from Texas A&M.
Educational Games Research Blog discusses topics related to academic research and media commentary concerning the use of video games in K-20 settings.
Contact John at j7r7 hot mail.
Articles by John Rice on educational gaming have appeared in several publications, including:
Books with references to John’s work or chapters written by him include:
Conferences John Rice has presented on educational gaming include:
Links to Educational Games Research have appeared on several prominent sites and high profile blogs. These include:
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Awards Educational Games Research has earned include:
Blog of the Week at TopNetPix.com
Blog of the Day at WordPress.com
Number 3 on “20 Best Blogs About Game-Based Learning” at OnlineColleges.net
John Rice has served in consulting roles for the following entities:
Rockdale Independent School District near Austin, Texas
John managed the largest 1 to 1 laptop program in Texas at the time for Rockdale High School.
Texas Center for Educational Technology
John wrote the curriculum (initial draft) for Texas STARgate, a statewide online professional development program for teacher technology. See the paper in the proceedings for SITE here, the ED-MEDIA paper here, and an article in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration here.