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Increase engagement & learning with gamification & game-based design
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The 4 Secrets Behind Zynga’s Narcotically Addictive Games

The 4 Secrets Behind Zynga’s Narcotically Addictive Games | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
Zynga’s gotten a lot of flack for everything from a lack of originality in their intellectual property to their post-IPO stock price.
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Use Game-Based Learning to Teach Civics

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Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization that specializes in project-based curriculum.
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Game-Based Learning to Teach and Assess 21st Century Skills

Game-Based Learning to Teach and Assess 21st Century Skills | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...
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Game-Based vs Traditional Learning – What’s the Difference?

Game-Based vs Traditional Learning – What’s the Difference? | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
by Justin Marquis Ph.D. 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,...
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A Video Game Designed to Treat Depression Worked Better Than Counseling

A Video Game Designed to Treat Depression Worked Better Than Counseling | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
SPARX uses the form of a videogame to help depressive teenagers treat themselves.
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The 20 Best Blogs About Game-Based Learning - Online Colleges

The 20 Best Blogs About Game-Based Learning - Online Colleges | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
These blogs can help you keep up with the latest movements and technologies shaping the future of game-based learning.
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Introducing a Game-Based Curriculum in Higher Ed | Emerging Education Technology

Introducing a Game-Based Curriculum in Higher Ed | Emerging Education Technology | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it

A guest post from Justin Marquis, who examines the why’s and how’s of incorporating game based learning elements into the higher education curriculum.


Via JackieGerstein Ed.D.
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Applying Video Game Principles to Learning

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James Paul Gee was one of the first early academic advocates for applying video game principles to teaching and learning environments. In a recent interview, he says “When I finally caught on...
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A Brief History of Video Games

An abridged history of video games in under three minutes. Made using only sounds, music and video from the video games themselves. Produced for Polygon.com ...
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Gamification 101

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Gamification is transforming the way businesses engage with customers and motivate employees. By applying the same principles that inspire people to play games – achievements, status, and rewards – to websites and other online experiences, businesses can dramatically increase the size of their audiences, drive deeper engagement, and increase their revenues. Now Bunchball’s Nitro Platform brings the power of Gamification to you. [download whitepaper]

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TechCrunch | Wall Street Survivor Gamifies Financial Education With Help From Bunchball

TechCrunch | Wall Street Survivor Gamifies Financial Education With Help From Bunchball | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
If you're someone who thinks gamification is just a fad, you may want to look away now.

To be clear, Bunchball isn't just jumping on the latest buzzword.
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TechCrunch | Gamification: Insights And Emerging Trends

TechCrunch | Gamification: Insights And Emerging Trends | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
I have been active in the field of gamification for the past couple of years, working with companies like Badgeville, HealthTap, Gigya, Basis and others on leveraging game mechanics for end user behavior measurement, scoring and shaping. Last week,...
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The Gamification of Education and Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Benefits | Emerging Education Technology

The Gamification of Education and Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Benefits | Emerging Education Technology | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
A recent research paper sheds light on several ways in which educational games can facilitate the learning experience and benefit the student.
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The 50 Best Videos For Teachers Interested In Gamification

The 50 Best Videos For Teachers Interested In Gamification | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
Gaming in education is a really big deal, and a very fun way to get students more involved and interested in education.
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The Role of Video Games in the English Classroom

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Perhaps more than anything else, the English Language Arts classroom is a place of diversity.

There is diversity of academic expectations for teachers.
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Takako Kobayashi's curator insight, January 7, 2013 4:00 PM

Video games for language learning

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What’s the Difference Between Games and Gamification?

What’s the Difference Between Games and Gamification? | Gamification in 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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The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory - Technology Review

The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory - Technology Review | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner's Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn't everything.
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Bill Gates: Why 'game-based learning' is the future of education | eSchool News

Bill Gates: Why 'game-based learning' is the future of education | eSchool News | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
In Bill Gates’ vision of the classrooms of the future, students are grouped according to skill set. One cluster huddles around a computer terminal, playing an educational game or working on a simulator.
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Comments on Tom Chatfield: Seven Ways to Reward the Brain

Comments on Tom Chatfield: Seven Ways to Reward the Brain | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
For those who haven’t seen video game theorist and author Tom Chatfield on Ted Talk (see embedded video at the bottom of this page), it’s worth a review. To quickly summarize his ideas:...
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Gamestar Mechanic Online Learning Program

Learn game design!
Work with pros from the game industry!
Build a portfolio of games!
Have fun this summer!
Start your 4 week summer program anytime after July 1st. This introductory program is designed for students ages 10-14, but enrollment is open to anyone.

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Zynga Wants to Be a Mobile Gaming Network

Zynga Wants to Be a Mobile Gaming Network | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus talks acquisitions, Facebook and how the company wants to connect people to all kinds of games.
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Future of Gamification

Future of Gamification | Gamification in Education | Scoop.it
Programming book reviews, programming tutorials,programming news, C#, Ruby, Python,C, C++, PHP, Visual Basic, Computer book reviews, computer history, programming history, joomla, theory, spreadsheets and more.
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Gamification Education- Gamification.org Portal

Future home of everything Gamification Education -- research, community, case studies and more -- as part of the Gamification.org family of wikis. Follow us on twitter at @gamifyedu to be updated when there is new content! Want to help us create this website?

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