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Video games as Good Teachers | Kapp Notes

"It is obvious that games are immensely popular, what is less obvious is that they are also powerful teachers who have been “schooling” a generation for the past 30 years."

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Changing The Game with Game-Based Learning (Resources)

Changing The Game with Game-Based Learning (Resources) | Games and education | Scoop.it
Presented by Janelle Bence, Rafi Santo, Steve Moore and Kevin Hodgson Google Presentation Games and Learning Reading List: http://www.instituteofplay.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Games-Learning-Reading-List-v1-1.pdf Games and Learning Webinars/Lectures:...
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Tom Chatfield: 7 ways games reward the brain | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We're bringing gameplay into more aspects of our lives, spending countless hours -- and real money -- exploring virtual worlds for imaginary treasures. Why?


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Teaching with Interactive Fiction

Teaching with Interactive Fiction | Games and education | Scoop.it
Remember those "text adventure" games from the 1980s? Although they faded out in popularity as video games took over, there is still a thriving community around Interactive Fiction (IF). It can also be a great tool for teaching literacy.

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Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know About Gamification

Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know About Gamification | Games and education | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on game design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here.
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6 Sites to Find The Right Games for Your Lessons

6 Sites to Find The Right Games for Your Lessons | Games and education | Scoop.it
To look for appropriate and quality learning games that embody the learning objectives could be very time consuming. If a game is only “chocolate covered broccoli”, it simply isn’t fun to play.
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Learning with 'e's: The future of gaming

RT @flexnib: The (terrifying) future of gaming technology http://t.co/ncPqIur4...
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24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun

24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun | Games and education | Scoop.it
The words "final exam" and "fun" rarely find themselves in close proximity, but with the advent of new game-based learning sites, that may be changing.
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18 Ways Universities Are Using Video Games To Learn

18 Ways Universities Are Using Video Games To Learn | Games and education | Scoop.it
Thanks to an ever richer assortment of educational games, students at nearly all levels of schooling are getting the chance to learn while having fun, experimenting, and practicing essential skills through video games.
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Learning Analytics in serious games

Talk at VS-GAMES 2012 about learning analytics in educational games. Ángel Serrano-Laguna, Javier Torrente, Pablo Moreno-Ger and Baltasar Fernández-Manjón.

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Game-Based Learning and Traditional Classroom Game Play

Game-Based Learning and Traditional Classroom Game Play | Games and education | Scoop.it
How is game-based learning different from the games you’ve been incorporating in your classroom all these years? This is the question raised by Hannah Hudson in We Are Teachers.
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DevLearn presentation on Future of Learning

Here are the slides from the Expo presentation I did at #DevLearn 2012...
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Challenges Facing Trainers Trying to Implement Serious Games | Kapp Notes

Challenges Facing Trainers Trying to Implement Serious Games | Kapp Notes | Games and education | Scoop.it
Challenges Facing Trainers Trying to Implement Serious Games http://t.co/bYTdl39j...

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The 4 Secrets Behind Zynga’s Narcotically Addictive Games

The 4 Secrets Behind Zynga’s Narcotically Addictive Games | Games and 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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24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study

24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Student Usability in Educational Software and Games: Improving Expe...

Book "Student Usability in Educational Software and Games: Improving Experiences". Editorial IGI Global.

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Teenage Gamers Better At Simulated Surgery Than Medical Residents

Teenage Gamers Better At Simulated Surgery Than Medical Residents | Games and education | Scoop.it
Forget AP Biology and Latin class: get those pre-meds hooked on Call of Duty. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that teenage video gamers were better at simulated surgery than medical residents.
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The Innovative Educator: 5 Reasons to “Gamify” Your Class

The Innovative Educator: 5 Reasons to “Gamify” Your Class | Games and education | Scoop.it
Imagine if students were as motivated to do their schoolwork as they are to beat Halo 4. “Gamification” is a fancy word to describe how to achieve exactly that - bringing game-like engagement to non-game settings - and it's ...
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Gamification In Learning

Gamification In Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
There has been so much buzz around gamification recently that it can be difficult to separate the hype from the reality. With clients asking the first questions about In this post I’m attempting to draw some lines around gamification in learning.
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How To Integrate Video Games In The Classroom

How To Integrate Video Games In The Classroom | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Why Gaming is Working in Higher Ed

Why Gaming is Working in Higher Ed | Games and education | Scoop.it
It is no surprise that educators are taking a serious look at gaming theory and “badging” in the classroom to increase student engagement and motivation.
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Education Can Learn From Games | Andrew K. Miller

Education Can Learn From Games | Andrew K. Miller | Games and education | Scoop.it
What can we learn from games to improve our classrooms? Games are carefully and intentionally designed environments that create flow: the balance between challenge and progress. Great games are challenging, but not too difficult, and thus not boring.
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Computer games and learning handbook | Futurelab at NFER

Computer games and learning handbook | Futurelab at NFER | Games and education | Scoop.it
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MIT turns the laws of special relativity into an interactive 3D game

MIT turns the laws of special relativity into an interactive 3D game | Games and education | Scoop.it
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released a first-person game that helps showcase science with entertainment.
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18 Graduate Programs Embracing Games

18 Graduate Programs Embracing Games | Games and education | Scoop.it
Thanks to an ever richer assortment of educational games, students at nearly all levels of schooling are getting the chance to learn while having fun, experimenting, and practicing essential skills through video games.
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