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Sign up: Action Items for ARG

Task Dates- Now Up!

Hello everyone,

Based on our discussion on Thursday night, we determined the following Action Items necessary for our ARG Prime. We tried to acccomodate those of you developing your own ARGS for class purposes and made references to course content.

Please indicate under each action item what you would like to work on. All participants may edit this task as it is a collaborative work space. Abacus will be posting Google Docs for each Action Item as comment to this task.

Action Items:

  1. Identify any already established course material/ digital assets that will be used
  2. Decide on learning objectives, course competencies and if they will be mapped to any standards
  3. Write the Narrative
  4. Write/Storyboard the Scenario ( Flow)
  5. Develop the Challenges/Puzzles ( Fiero)
  6. Create the Artifacts/Clues
  7. Develop the pedagogical agents/ NPCs and/or recruit and train the actors
  8. Weave Artifacts, Clues, Challenges and Puzzles into Narrative and Storyboard seamlessly
  9. Assign the Dates- Completed

    • Workspace: Will need to gather emails to share calendar will everyone that wants it. Will gather emails on Monday
    • Collaborators:
      • Everyone. We'll go over Monday
  10. Open the Rabbithole
  11. Play the Game
    • Workspace: N/A
    • Due Date: July 9
    • Collaborators:

  12. Evaluate and Incorporate Feedback

Task Discussion

  • Bluebarker   May 29, 2012, 10:22 a.m.

    Those of working on number 5. "Develop the Challenges/Puzzles ( Fiero)" or making your own ARGs I would like to point you towards a great overlooked resource. Khan Academy, . I know when you think about Khan Academy you initially think its just for Math videos, but it has much more than that, from Art History to Organic Chemistry, it covers plenty of other subjects than just Math. Two sections in particular that will be beneficial to our puzzle makers and challenge crafters will be the videos located in the "Brain Teasers" and "Journey into Cryptography" sections. Enjoy!

  • Kae   May 29, 2012, 5:04 p.m.
    In Reply To:   Bluebarker   May 29, 2012, 10:22 a.m.

    Excellent suggestion!

  • Jack Mosel (Jack Buxbaum in Second Life!) @moseljack (Twitter)   May 21, 2012, 9:04 a.m.

    I'll be happy to participate in helping the Creation of Artifacts / Clues. I will also be happy to contribute with Weave Artifacts, Clues, Challenges and Puzzles into Narrative and Storyboard seamlessly.


  • Abacus   May 19, 2012, 11:48 a.m.

    Hello Everyone,

    The signup for the ARG Prime Action Items is now active. Please feel free to sign up and get started. You can sign up on the task itself as it is a collaborative space now :D