Sherry Jones




Sherry Jones is a Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Composition Instructor for the University of Colorado, Denver, Arapahoe Community College, Front Range Community College, and the Community College of Denver. Her pedagogy is an integration of theories from philosophy of mind, classical and contemporary rhetoric, writing composition, game studies, game-based learning, and new media, implemented via disruptive technology. Sherry has presented over 40 conference sessions and workshops for COLTT, eLCC, FETC, EDUCAUSE, Metro State U, UC Denver, CCCOnline, and many others on how she has successfully implemented the following models in course design: Game-Based Learning (GBL), Flipped Classroom/Blended Learning, Digital Storytelling, and Project-Based Learning (PBL).

Sherry is currently the Game Studies Researcher, UX Designer, and Rhetoric and Composition Instructor for rgMOOC 1 & 2, and she incorporates the gMOOC theory (co-founded by Sherry Jones and Jack Park) into the course's UX Design. Her professional work in the educational gaming world also has well prepared her to create rgMOOC using advanced educational and gaming technology; She currently serves as a Games MOOC Advisory Board Member to offer technology advice to Kae Novak, the creator of Games MOOC. She is also invited by SIIA to serve as a returning Judge for 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards to evaluate the Best Educational Gaming and Simulation Software category.

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rgMOOC 2, or "Rhetoric and Composition: The Persuasive Power of Video Games as Paratexts," is a type of gMOOC that applies the principles of connectivism and game-based learning to rhetoric and composition studies. Participants will be playing and writing about video games from various game genres for 10 weeks, and develop rigorous academic research and writing skills through game studies.

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