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How can games be used in education? Hopefully this list will improve the use of games and education
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Adding Learning Analytics to Your Open Online Cloud Course or MOOC (Part 5) by Inge de Waard : Learning Solutions Magazine

Adding Learning Analytics to Your Open Online Cloud Course or MOOC (Part 5) by Inge de Waard : Learning Solutions Magazine | Games and Education | Scoop.it

Nice start, but promise of LA still far away for ed

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How Indie Video Game Makers Are Changing the Game

How Indie Video Game Makers Are Changing the Game | Games and Education | Scoop.it
In a follow-up to its feature on Glitch Art, which we wrote up in August, PBS’s Off Book series has released this short video promoting indie video games.
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A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom

A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom.
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20 Educational Games That Were Ahead of Their Time - Online Universities

20 Educational Games That Were Ahead of Their Time - Online Universities | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Educational games have been a commonplace part of the K-12 experience since the beginning of the 1980s; here are some of the best early learning games.
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Gamification vs. Education-Irreconcilable Differences? » Online Universities

Gamification vs. Education-Irreconcilable Differences? » Online Universities | Games and Education | Scoop.it

Good article why it is hard to reconcile the gaming industry and education

 

One of my favorite moments in the 1968 film The Planet of the Apes is when the orangutan Dr.

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50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities

50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Check out our list of 50 awesome videos for gaming teachers to discover what experts, teachers, and even students have to say about using games for education.
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The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning: A Case Study of Teacher Attitudes & Perceptions | AvatarGeneration

The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning: A Case Study of Teacher Attitudes & Perceptions | AvatarGeneration | Games and Education | Scoop.it
I wanted to share my project with the community! I built a serious game using a platform called ThinkingWorlds to showcase the pedagogies in games and to investigate how teacher attitudes and perceptions changed before and after playing the game.
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Learning How the Web Works | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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What’s the Difference Between Games and Gamification?

What’s the Difference Between Games and Gamification? | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Perhaps the best way to think about games in education is not to automatically call everything that looks like fun a “learning game.” Lumping all digital...
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Game-Based vs Traditional Learning – What's the Difference? » Online Universities

Game-Based vs Traditional Learning – What's the Difference? » Online Universities | Games and Education | Scoop.it
There are several big movements underway that are worthy of debate and possible consideration as we look to help education become the 21st century, user-centered, on-demand, engaging, technology-centric activity that it …...
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What Makes Educational Games Work?

What Makes Educational Games Work? | Games and Education | Scoop.it
As the gaming in education continues to grow, one of the foremost experts in the field, Constance Steinkuehler, makes the case for why it's important to pay att...
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The Gamification of Learning: What Research Says About Simulations...

Keynote address from The Medical Device & Diagnostic Trainers Summit held in Princeton, NJ by the Socieyt of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Trainers...
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YoYo Games | News - YoYo Games Partners with Valve to Launch GameMaker: Studio on new Steam Software Store

YoYo Games | News - YoYo Games Partners with Valve to Launch  GameMaker: Studio on new Steam Software Store | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Develop your own games with GameMaker Standard for Windows, GameMaker for Mac and GameMaker:Studio.
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Motivation and #Games: Motivational Theories for Instructional Games | Kapp Notes

Motivation and #Games: Motivational Theories for Instructional Games | Kapp Notes | Games and Education | Scoop.it

These techniques can be used for Instructor-Led Training or eLearning modules. These ideas originated in work done by Mark Lepper, a researcher from Stanford University and Thomas Malone also a researcher from Stanford who’s work includes extensive investigations into why games are fun and motivational.

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ScienceDirect.com - Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences - What do Players (Think They) Learn in Games?

The goal of this study is to contribute to the growing literature on games and learning. We will discuss results from an exploratory study where we asked gamers’ opinions about learning in games. The data was collected as part of a larger survey study on a variety of topics about games (N = 769). Four themes emerged from the data: 1) players learn about and from game mechanics, 2) players learn from game narratives, 3) players learn from each other, and 4) players learn by becoming interest ed in an in-game topic and expand their knowledge by studying outside resources.

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GameMaker: Studio Now Available for Free » Game Maker Blog

GameMaker: Studio Now Available for Free » Game Maker Blog | Games and Education | Scoop.it
GameMaker: Studio Now Available for Free...
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Top 10 Online Communities for Educators of Game-Based Learning

Top 10 Online Communities for Educators of Game-Based Learning | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Arne Duncan declared August Connected Educator Month. For those educators who are interested in using game-based learning might like to join a community and connect with others ...

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BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts

BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts | Games and Education | Scoop.it
Read case studies related to the effective integration of BrainPOP into teaching and learning. User stories feature Joyce Public School in Canada and The Children’s Institute in Verona, New Jersey.
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