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18 Game-Changing Education Startups You Should Watch

18 Game-Changing Education Startups You Should Watch | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
Education is notoriously slow to change, but new technologies could speed things up.Continue ...
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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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The 50 Best Videos For Teachers Interested In Gamification | Edudemic

The 50 Best Videos For Teachers Interested In Gamification | Edudemic | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it

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The 20 Best Blogs About Game-Based Learning

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These blogs can help you keep up with the latest movements and technologies shaping the future of game-based learning.

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“This Game Sucks”: How to Improve the Gamification of Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE

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What Does Game-based Learning Offer Higher Education? | Online Universities

What Does Game-based Learning Offer Higher Education? | Online Universities | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
By Justin Marquis Ph.D.As someone interested in learning and video games, one of the most inspirational things I have seen, read, or heard lately, is the TED talk by game designer Jane McGonigal, "Gaming can make a …...

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Free Technology for Teachers: 50+ Games for Learning About National Parks

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Educating Players: Are Games the Future of Education?

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Smart phones, tablets and video game systems are often seen as distractions to school children in developed countries, which tend to adhere to a strict ...

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Seven Interesting and Different Slidedecks on #Gamification

Here are Seven unique slide decks from Slideshare.net each giving a different take (visually and contextually) on the concept of gamification.


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What’s the Difference Between Games and Gamification?

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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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Game-Based Learning Gains Ground in Higher Education

Game-Based Learning Gains Ground in Higher Education | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
Educational gaming has the potential to improve assessment and engage a wider range of students.
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Building Social Skills and Literacy Through Gaming | Online Universities

Building Social Skills and Literacy Through Gaming | Online Universities | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
I recently stumbled across a discussion on Twitter about the ways in which fiction and literature can promote the development of emotional intelligence, social skills and other touchy-feely forms of literacy.
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Messification: Why Games Should Be Designed to Be Games First | UX Magazine

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Gamification vs. Game Based Learning in Education

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As the debate and discussion for games and learning continue in the field of education, there needs to be some clarification in terminology. Educators and Advocates may think they are speaking the same language, but this is not certain.
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Examples of Gamification, Category:Education

Gamification Books/Digital Game Based Learning
Gamification Books/Dont Bother Me Mom
Gamification Books/Good Video Games and Good Learning
Gamification Books/How Computer Games Help Children Learn
Gamification Books/Learning by Doing [...]

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Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News

Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
A U.K. study that compared teenage video gamers found that those who played video games frequently have more gray matter in the area of the brain known to be associated with rewards and decision-making, which raises the question of whether gaming...
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7 ways games may save our schools

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I am ignorant of video games but am beginning to see I may need to correct that if I am going to understand how they can help our schools.
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Gamification: Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning

Gamification: Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning | The Best Of Gaming | Scoop.it
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