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Explainer: the art of video game writing

Explainer: the art of video game writing | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Writers are vital to today's increasingly story-driven video games. Readers are active players and everything in the game – from the environment to the rules of the game itself – can tell the story.

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Writing will always have value, but we will need to find markets in order to make a difference.

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Interactive Fiction in the Classroom

Interactive Fiction in the Classroom | Education and Games | Scoop.it
As a classroom tool, interactive fiction sharpens close reading and writing, and logical and critical thinking. It also reinforces systems and design thinking skills.

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Dr. Melissa A. Bordogna's curator insight, May 9, 2015 2:09 AM

This also reminds me of Dungeons & Dragons...My husband once told me that he and his friends really learned a great deal of math while playing this game 25 years ago (offline!).

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Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation - eLearning Industry

Gamification Does Not Equal Games, It Equals Engagement And Innovation - eLearning Industry | Education and Games | Scoop.it
This article provides two real-world examples of an onboarding program and a course that was gamified. Gamification Equals Engagement And Innovation!
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Social Influence & Relatedness: The 8 Core Drives of Gamification

Social Influence & Relatedness: The 8 Core Drives of Gamification | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Social Influence is one of the 8 Core Drives of Gamification and can powerfully drive engagement through Mentorship, Social Treasure, Touting, and more.
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Gamification of the Classroom

Gamification of the Classroom | Education and Games | Scoop.it
These are the slides, resources and notes for my presentation at BETT 2015 in London on "Gamification of the Classroom" Click Here to link to my slides. Click Here to level up your gamification of ...
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Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Can You Tell The Difference? - eLearning Industry

Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Can You Tell The Difference? - eLearning Industry | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: How To Integrate Them Into Your eLearning Course. Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Can You Tell The Difference?

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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, April 21, 2015 3:18 AM

Interesting information linked with the previuos post !

David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 21, 2015 9:47 AM

Great info here! 

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Check out the latest article from eLearning Industry!

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Using Gamification to Teach Complex Topics by Nicholas Bird & Jay Davenport

Using Gamification to Teach Complex Topics by Nicholas  Bird & Jay  Davenport | Education and Games | Scoop.it
How would you make learning about property sales and loan securitization interesting and enjoyable? At Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the answer was to build a game. Because business development and financial skills are critical to the company, the game is an important part of the leadership development program, available to all associates. Here’s what the Wyndham leadership-development team built.

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Kleinspiration: Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

Kleinspiration: Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core | Education and Games | Scoop.it

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Future Of Work: Using Gamification For Human Resources - Forbes

Future Of Work: Using Gamification For Human Resources - Forbes | Education and Games | Scoop.it
2015 will be the year gamification inside the workplace migrates from a few isolated pilots to a new way to engage and recognize high performing employees.
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Kahoot: Ghost Mode!

Kahoot: Ghost Mode! | Education and Games | Scoop.it
As many students do, my students LOVE Kahoot!  I try to keep it a secret at school, so they don't get sick of it, but they even told their teachers to play it.  That is dedication!  After every gam...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Kahoot is a successful tool.  Students do love it.

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Vicki Hansen's curator insight, May 4, 2015 2:27 PM

Formative assessment that students love! 

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These Professors Think Schools Need Games, Not Gamification

These Professors Think Schools Need Games, Not Gamification | Education and Games | Scoop.it
In MIT’s Education Arcade, classic game consoles line the office corridor; rafters are strung with holiday lights; and inflatable, stuffed, and papier-mâché creatures lurk around every corner.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, David W. Deeds
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There is a certain loss of playfulness in the learning process.  Everything has come to be about outcomes and usually an outcome defined from outside.  The question I keep coming back to is if we do away with whimsy and learning in serendipitous ways, are we not really doing away with the need for anything but child labor and apprenticeships?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 12, 2015 11:29 AM

Good points. Thanks to Ana Cristina Pratas.

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Game-Based Simulations Teach Environmental Science at ASU Online -- Campus Technology

Game-Based Simulations Teach Environmental Science at ASU Online -- Campus Technology | Education and Games | Scoop.it
To better engage its online learners, Arizona State University is piloting game-based simulations from Toolwire in its ASU Online environmental science courses.

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Action video games bolster sensorimotor skills, study finds

Action video games bolster sensorimotor skills, study finds | Education and Games | Scoop.it
People who play action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed seem to learn a new sensorimotor skill more quickly than non-gamers do, psychology researchers have found.

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Gamification: The Savior Of Employee Productivity

Gamification: The Savior Of Employee Productivity | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Less than one-third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014, according to a 2015 Gallup poll. Here’s how Gamification can improve that metric. Looking for a new form of Mo…

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How To Gamify Your Classroom

How To Gamify Your Classroom | Education and Games | Scoop.it
It's becoming common knowledge that games are an effective tool. Still, many educators are intimidated. How does one go about including games into pedagogy?

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Gamification in K-12

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History Meets Game-Based Learning in Highly-Anticipated Roman Town™ App ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

History Meets Game-Based Learning in Highly-Anticipated Roman Town™ App ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Social studies-based app challenges middle school students with mind-bending puzzles and logic mini-games | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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Donald Clark Plan B: Does gamification play Pav...

Donald Clark Plan B: Does gamification play Pav... | Education and Games | Scoop.it
The massive success of online games led many to suggest that games and gamification, could be used to turbo-charge online learning.
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“Level Up Learning” Captures State of Digital Games in Classroom

“Level Up Learning” Captures State of Digital Games in Classroom | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Introduction Gamers in the Classroom Mixed Messages Teacher Profiles Recommendations Introduction Amid a boom in investment and experimentation with educational technologies in U.S. schools, digital games are gaining a strong... more »

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Video Gaming Made Me a History Major

Video Gaming Made Me a History Major - Bright - Medium
Empire of Earth and Medieval 2 Total War made me actually care about school.

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, April 11, 2015 11:06 PM

Yes there is a positive side to the video game craze among young people. :)  -Lon

David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 12, 2015 11:36 AM

Geeky-cool stuff! Thanks to Peter Mellow.

Rob Rose's curator insight, April 12, 2015 2:49 PM

As the sloth says... Follow your dream!

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Serious Games – Gamification

Serious Games – Gamification | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Serious Games – Gamification, by Serious Games: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Can we change the world with games?

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Gamification harnesses the power of games to motivate

Gamification harnesses the power of games to motivate | Education and Games | Scoop.it
We're hardwired to love finding patterns, solving puzzles, mastering challenges. Business, education, health, marketing and other fields tap into these drives via game elements to help us hit goals or change behavior.

Via Eric_Determined / Eric Silverstein
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So, can we use our tendencies and appeal them in order to make ourselves better?  If so, where are the ethical boundaries?

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Jean-Marie Grange's curator insight, April 7, 2015 10:43 AM

Gamification works!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 19, 2015 9:09 AM

¨We´re hardwired¨...I like that. ;)

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, August 6, 2015 4:48 PM

With every company looking for better ways to engage their employees and their customers, don't forget to make it fun too, do you agree?

 

Kevin Werbach @Wharton shares great insight from his #gamification study & book.

 

We added #social #engagement @SNAPCIOUS , in order to add a critical component to game success.

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Matalan uses gamification to train store staff at upcoming flagship store - Retail Week

Matalan uses gamification to train store staff at upcoming flagship store - Retail Week | Education and Games | Scoop.it
Matalan is experimenting with gamification to train staff ahead of the launch of its new Oxford Street store in London.
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If you manipulate me to enjoy my job more, aren't you doing me a favor?

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Gamification Survey Results - TalentLMS Blog - eLearning | Instructional Design | LMS

Gamification Survey Results - TalentLMS Blog - eLearning | Instructional Design | LMS | Education and Games | Scoop.it
To help our understanding of gamification, as related to e-learning, we conducted a survey on our users. These are the results.

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Game-based Approach to Teacher Education at ASU

Game-based Approach to Teacher Education at ASU | Education and Games | Scoop.it
This week gamesandlearning.org along with the Institute of Play will be reporting on how games are changing the way new and current teachers learn to teach and what that means for the use of games in the classroom.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 15, 2014 8:12 AM

Here we go! 

Chris Carter's curator insight, October 16, 2014 9:41 PM

Start at the beginning. Intro this to new teachers.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 17, 2014 11:11 AM

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