Mother Nature NetworkHow gamification technology helps students learnMother Nature NetworkGamification technology that uses badges, leaderboards that display rankings, social sharing and rewards is integrated throughout the site's four core offerings:...
The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools. There are some great examples to see the amazing parallels between games and work/real life. James Paul Gee gives us some examples to realize them.
TechiIs gamification the key to education?TechiAnyone with kids (and many adults, for that matter) are aware that achievements garnered through performing certain activities in games are sought after despite being relatively worthless.
MetaNeer Labs using gamification to reward university class ...OpinnoBy Byrd Bannick on Feb 27, 2012 | 0 comments MetaNeer Labs is a new startup that produces mobile apps that, according to their website, intend to “improve attendance, retention,...
The use of Gamification techniques within education is not on the horizon…it is already here. 6 months ago I highlighted the fact that the work teachers have been doing in classrooms across the globe for many years could easily be seen as a form of non-digital Gamification.
Sticking the same API or just shoe-horning badges in is NOT taking advantage of the power of game mechanics.
As an all round nerd for anything technological, educational, and fantasy, I’m still unsure how I feel about Gamification. There seems to be a lot of positive publicity, and web presence of gamification around: This video from Microsoft, This TED talk, Michael Matera who gamified an entire 6th grade classroom and world history class. But can gamification really be a widely adopted, and successful way to educate the next generation?
La gamification de l'enseignement produit des premiers résultats, notamment aux États-Unis. Permettant de penser autrement les programmes scolaires, en intégrant - modérément - la culture du jeu vidéo.
Motivating Students and the Gamification of LearningHuffington Post (blog)When we started building the platform behind the Khan Academy, one of the first things we did was bring in the concept of badges and other game mechanics.
Why have degrees, when you can have badges! There has been a lot of buzz around education the past couple of weeks. And no, it's not Apple’s entrance into the textbook market; it's the gamificat... (RT @gamkt: RT @EnGaming1: Ready?
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