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Gamification in the classroom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Stott Feb 24, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi, I'm doing a directed study for my undergrad on the 'gamification' of the classroom. This isn't so much using video games in the classroom, but using the dynamics that games utilize. For example,…Continue

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Andrew Stott replied to Andrew Stott's discussion Gamification in the classroom
"Thanks for the reply's everyone, your comments are helpful... please disregard my 'wrench' comment, I was referring to how it is changing my original direction, not that it is making it void. I should better learn my idioms before…"
Feb 24, 2013
Rachel M Angres replied to Andrew Stott's discussion Gamification in the classroom
Feb 23, 2013
Kev replied to Andrew Stott's discussion Gamification in the classroom
"I'm not sure how that wrenches your study. I think it is proof that gamification is a wise path to follow. If you haven't yet read any of Jane McGonigal's work like Reality is Broken or watched her TedTalk…"
Feb 23, 2013
Rachel M Angres replied to Andrew Stott's discussion Gamification in the classroom
"There are many discussions on this topic: http://bit.ly/YFQEFN and sites like Gamification.co are useful for open discussion. I would be interested if you could expand on how it is throwing a wrench in your study as well. "
Feb 20, 2013
Sean J. O'Neil replied to Andrew Stott's discussion Gamification in the classroom
"Hey Andrew. Check out the guild at http://3dgamelab.org. Some good discussions about Quest-Based learning going on over there."
Feb 19, 2013
Andrew Stott posted a discussion

Gamification in the classroom

Hi, I'm doing a directed study for my undergrad on the 'gamification' of the classroom. This isn't so much using video games in the classroom, but using the dynamics that games utilize. For example, allowing students the 'freedom to fail', using carefully designed 'progression' etc.I'm starting to realize that good teaching already utilizes these dynamics ('freedom to fail' = formative assessment) (progression = scaffolded instruction) etc.... and it's throwing a wrench in my study.Anyone out…See More
Feb 19, 2013

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