Added by chris saeger on July 31, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments
Back at the beginning of the month I posted about a Massive Open Online Course on Games-based Learning. The course is running for a total of six weeks and we are now close to the end of week three so it is time for a mid-term paper.
To re-cap here is the schedule for the six weeks.
Week 1 Games Based Learning/Game Principles.
Week 2 Overview of…Continue
Added by chris saeger on July 26, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Anastasia Salter, NASAGA member and assistant professor of Information Arts and Technologies at the University of Baltimore, wrote a four part series "Games In the Classroom for the Chronicle of Higher Education. The series is a great read and provides many resources. Here are the links to each part of the series.
August 30, 2011, …Continue
Added by chris saeger on July 15, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments
Interactivity, Games and Gamification: Creating Engaged Learners
Karl Kapp, Assistant Director of Bloomsburg University's Institute for Interactive Technologies
Based on the bestselling learning book, “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” this presentation introduces, defines, and…Continue
Added by chris saeger on July 13, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments
This is a nice introduction to the topic of gamification. This comes via Idea.org
"Gameplay has a lot to teach us about motivating participation through joy. ‘Gamification’ is a new term, coined in 2008, for adapting game mechanics into non-game setting — such as building online communities, education and outreach, marketing, or building educational apps. Here are some ideas for how to do it"…Continue
Added by chris saeger on July 7, 2012 at 2:53pm — No Comments
This looks interesting. I have submitted a registration request. I will keep you posted.Continue