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Games & Gamification for Change!

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Games and Gamification for Change by juloot interactive Founder & CEO Dr. Hanan Gazit @ TAU HILLEL, TLV
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The Future of Education?

The Future of Education? | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Games For Learning Summit on April 21st at NYU. The Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the non-profit Games for Change,  was a ... da...

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, April 25, 2015 5:22 PM

Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) looks like a great match for students to explore their creativity and communication skills while collaborating with classes globally. Check out the videos detailing the ARG Scorch!

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"Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) looks like a great match for students to explore their creativity and communication skills while collaborating with classes globally. Check out the videos detailing the ARG Scorch!"

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Thursday Thinkpiece: Kimbro on Gamification for Law Firms – Slaw

Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us kn
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Gamification for Law Firms by Stephanie L. Kimbro :: SSRN

Gamification for Law Firms by Stephanie L. Kimbro :: SSRN | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
This is a working paper on the use of gamification in law firms. This is based on my research during my fellowship at Stanford Law School. The paper examines th
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Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism

Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
 What happens if we flip the conversation and say that kids with autism are more likely to be “motivated by” or “proficient with” video games and technology?
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2015 Games For Change Awards Finalists Announced - Game Politics

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Never Alone, This War of Mine, Bounden and other notable games have been named as finalists for the 2015 Games for Change Awards, Games For Change announced today.
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MoMA | Video Games: 14 in the Collection, for Starters

MoMA | Video Games: 14 in the Collection, for Starters | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
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2015 Games For Change Awards Finalists Announced - Game Politics

2015 Games For Change Awards Finalists Announced - Game Politics | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
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2015 Games For Change Awards Finalists Announced. February 26, 2015 - GamePolitics Staff.
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Get Your Game On!: Using Games to Engage and Learn About Legal Servic…

This is a presentation for 2014 Legal Services Corporation Tech Initiative Grants (LSC TIG) Annual Conference.
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Virtual Games Try To Generate Real Empathy For Faraway Conflict

Virtual Games Try To Generate Real Empathy For Faraway Conflict | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
A corner of the video game industry is covering the news through immersive experiences. One game transports players into the middle of the Syrian civil war.
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Serious Games Go Offline: Bringing the Board Game to the Board Room | WIRED

Serious Games Go Offline: Bringing the Board Game to the Board Room | WIRED | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
In a digital age where everybody worships technology, a growing number of companies are going in the opposite direction.
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Gamification for behavior change: What is it and how is it useful?

Gamification for behavior change: What is it and how is it useful? | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
In a world where the majority of children spend hours a day playing computer or console game, researchers are starting to utilize those habits for the better.  The use of gamification -- using game design elements to teach lessons, engage, and motivate -- is starting to increase in popularity. Now gamification concepts and principles have been applied to the development of an online, multiuser, substance abuse, and relationship violence prevention game for youths.
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How developers can change global culture, one game at a time - Gamasutra

How developers can change global culture, one game at a time - Gamasutra | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
Prince Fahad Al Saud took the stage during last week's Games For Change festival to shed some light on the power games have to shape human culture, both in the Middle East and the world at large.
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Games For Change Awards winners announced | GamePolitics

Games For Change Awards winners announced | GamePolitics | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
#Gamepolitics Games For #Change #Awards winners announced http://t.co/GiIQWW44k9
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Increasing Online Engagement between the Public and the Legal Profession with Gamification by Stephanie L. Kimbro :: SSRN

Increasing Online Engagement between the Public and the Legal Profession with Gamification by Stephanie L. Kimbro :: SSRN | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
The purpose of this paper is to identify methods of increasing online engagement between the public and the legal profession for the purpose of increasing acces
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Games For Learning

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Games For Learning, by April Hayman: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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G4C14: Jane McGonigal / Games for Change in the Year 2024 - YouTube

What will games for change be like a decade from now? Think beyond today's generation of social, mobile, and quest-based games to a world of affordable mains...
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Games for Social Change

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Run as a workshop, students collaborate in teams to design and prototype games for social change and civic engagement. Through readings, discussion, and presentations, we explore principles of game design and the social history of games. Guest speakers from academia, industry, the non-profit sector, and the gaming community contribute unique and diverse perspectives. Course culminates in an end of semester open house to showcase our games.
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Improve Your Legal Practice Through Gamification - Law Technology Today

Improve Your Legal Practice Through Gamification - Law Technology Today | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
At the beginning of each year, adults all over the country promise themselves that this will be the year they finally get fit. Like those adults, I resolved in January to get more exercise. It’s now six weeks into the new year and I’m finding that I need a little more encouragement to stick with ...
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Gamification Design Thinking - Gamified UK Blog

Gamification Design Thinking - Gamified UK Blog | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is very common in this day and age of constant innovation, but it really can help focus your designs, especially early on in your processes.

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From the Homefront: The good game: video games that grow our kids

From the Homefront: The good game: video games that grow our kids | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
We've been maligning video games for years. But what if the gaming industry offers our kids ways to increase empathy, connect with the larger world and effect global change?
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‘Gone Home': A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking

‘Gone Home': A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it
A video game that is classified as a storytelling experience is taking the place of traditional text in some classrooms to teach students critical thinking skills.
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Games for Change

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Asi Burak, president of Games for Change, presents an overview of the latest case studies, trends, challenges, and success stories in the growing field of digital games designed for social impact.
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The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014 | Edudemic

The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014 | Edudemic | Games for Social Change | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 26, 2014 9:37 PM

Game-based learning...has it come to your classroom yet? This post provides 23 great resources on game-based learning. The material is divided into the following sections:

* Understanding game-based learning: Is game-based learning effective, or is it frivolous? Learn more about it with the links provided in this section.

* Resources for getting started: Some great introductory resources to help you get started.

* Tools you can use: Find hands-on games and gaming ideas in this section.

* For teachers who design their own games: Well, you may not be in this place yet, but perhaps down the road. Find hints to help you plan out your games.

* Game-based education in the news: Learn more about what is going on from the resources provided here.

* Other resources: Additional resources on games and gamification.

Students like to play games, and when the "fail" in a game they tend to go back and try it again because they want to win. There are some amazing games available that are free. This post provides a range of resources that may help you make the leap to trying an online game with your students, or designing a game. You may be quite pleased with the outcome.