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Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going | 21 century education | Scoop.it

'Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.' –William Butler Yeats. Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process... This article provides a quick introduction to the characteristics of a game and how these can be harnessed for learning. Features a comparison of 'traditional' vs games based learning and how these can support assessment and feedback.


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Assessment in Game-Based Learning

Assessment in Game-Based Learning | 21 century education | Scoop.it

Article considering how to design effective assessment in GBL programs..."Assessment in game-based learning (GBL) programs can be far superior to your typical weekly multiple-choice test.... Games are all about constant assessment."


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Transforming Assessment - Stealth assessment: embedded evidence-based assessment in games

The latest archived webinar in the Transforming Assessment series is presented by Valerie Shute (Florida State University, USA) [Note: Jump forward to 15.50 minute to skip over the section with poor/choppy sound.] Valerie discusses how assessment takes place as a natural part of the game playing process and is therefore, almost hidden from the student.


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