Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education
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Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education
Using games and game strategies for enhancing learning in higher education settings.
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Gamification: Engaging Students With Narrative

Gamification: Engaging Students With Narrative | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Gamify a classroom by introducing a fun narrative, reframing assignments to fit into that narrative, and making students care about the outcome.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, April 22, 2015 11:29 PM

Lots of tips and ideas you can use to make your lessons fun, without having to make many updates.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 24, 2015 8:25 AM

Good stuff! 

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Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – the Possibilities are Powerful and Endless!

Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – the Possibilities are Powerful and Endless! | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Popular Virtual World Game is Gaining the Attention of Educators at a Quickening Pace, and For Good Reason. Minecraft is showing up with increasing
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A general piece of the use of Minecraft in education (mostly primary and secondary).but with a few links off to examples

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A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning

A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Jc Lepe's curator insight, November 14, 2013 1:21 PM

el juego es un contexto valioso para el aprendizaje

edilberto quispe's curator insight, November 18, 2013 7:13 AM

La importancia de los juegos en la educación

Anna Cole's curator insight, November 20, 2013 6:29 AM

I had to zoom this to read it, but it was well worth it!

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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education - Edudemic | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.
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A quick overview of ways to incorporate the use of badges in HE

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Educade | Find, create and share lesson plans and teaching tools to empower your classroom

Educade | Find, create and share lesson plans and teaching tools to empower your classroom | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Empower your classroom with the best games, apps, and maker kits, including engaging lesson plans aligned to core standards. Explore, connect, & create. Join today!
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5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic

5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them. Here are the top five secrets that game designers know, and some tips on how you can use these same game dynamics to make learning in your classroom as addictive as gaming.
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A couple of practical suggestions on ways to introduce gaming elements into the curriculum

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"Type:Rider" Is The Ultimate Video Game About Typography

"Type:Rider" Is The Ultimate Video Game About Typography | Games, gaming and gamification in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Available now for iOS and Android Type:Rider--the Final Fontasy of video games--encourages players to learn about type by exploring a world of fonts...
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