Acey Boyce's Blog

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Blurb
Acey Boyce is a 5th year PhD Student who spent four years at UNC Charlotte and is now attending NC State. He is an active STARS member who has worked with Citizen Schools to develop a 10 week game design apprenticeship using the GameMaker software. His research is on the conversion of educational tools into more successful educational games.He is the creator of BeadLoom Game [community.game2learn.com] a educational puzzle game designed to teach Cartesian coordinates, geometry, iteration, and layering.
Interests
Video Games Educational Video Games League of Legends Magic the Gathering

Classes

October 24, 2012

As a brand new graduate student here I can not give much advise on classes. I did do my undergrad here but that sees like ages ago. The only advise I can give is if you are in CS there is a strong chance you are close to getting a ...

Keys to success

September 28, 2012

The biggest key to success is the ability to procrastinate and procrastinate well. Lets face it you are going to procrastinate. So you need to know how and when to. When: There is even more important or more immediate issues to solve. Prioritizing is just a more polite way of ...

My First BLog Post By Acey Boyce

September 14, 2012

I am working on a paper for CHI detailing how to make effective tutorials in educational games. High Level Goals: Continue work on the CHI paper and begin work on my proposal. Expectations: Graduate and teach my REUs the joys of graduate research Milestones: CHI 9/19 C&C 12 ...