Gamifying the learning process has some compelling benefits. But at the same time one must guard against making it appear frivolous and thus put off the learners or mislead them into believing the learning itself is not really very valuable.
Has anybody done a study on the lasting impact of gamified learning?
Researchers are discovering just how powerful an effect a good story can have on the brain, and not just in terms of entertainment. A memorable yarn can also help us retain important information, both in casual and formal learning settings.
Story telling was a great tool in the past. It has been rediscovered now. The reason why story telling succeeds is it provides a context for the learning. It helps to answer the key questions - how and why - that often are ignored in other methods of instructions. Story telling, I wd say, is human-centered instruction design.
At the moment involved in a project of converting accounting transactions into stories and games
By the early 2000’s, Dogfish Head had built a reputation for creating innovative and over-the-top beers. While large breweries were still churning out light and rather flavorless beers, Dogfish Head was creating beers using everything from apricot, to chicory, chocolate, peppers, pumpkin, and various spices. While the large breweries were buying rice and hops in bulk, Sam Calagione was traveling the world seeking out exotic spices and other ingredients to include in his beers.
"By the early 2000’s, Dogfish Head had built a reputation for creating innovative and over-the-top beers. While large breweries were still churning out light and rather flavorless beers, Dogfish Head was creating beers using everything from apricot, to chicory, chocolate, peppers, pumpkin, and various spices. While the large breweries were buying rice and hops in bulk, Sam Calagione was traveling the world seeking out exotic spices and other ingredients to include in his beers."
Many student projects require them to conduct interviews with other students, teachers, administrators, or members of the community. Beyond the technical considerations like lighting, audio, a steady shot, and the camera you use, the way in which your shot is framed is critical to the final ... http://elearningfeeds.com/framing-an-interview-using-the-rule-of-thirds/
Digital technologies have the potential to dramatically transform Indian higher education. A new model built around massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are developed locally and combined with those provided by top universities abroad could deliver higher education on a scale and at a quality...
In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important then ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listening to one another. Genuine listening has become a rare gift—the gift of time. It helps build relationships, solve problems, ensure understanding, resolve conflicts, and improve accuracy. At work, effective listening means fewer errors and less wasted time. At home, it helps develop resourceful, self-reliant kids who can solve their own problems. Listening builds friendships and careers. It saves money and marriages.
Now you have learnt how to create your very own QR Codes and are able to print these out but how would you use them in the classroom? Well do not worry, as I offer 10 practical ideas whereby teachers could use QR Codes, with text embedded within it, in the classroom. So what are you waiting for?
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