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A new study shows benefits of violent video games for kids' learning - Washington Post

A new study shows benefits of violent video games for kids' learning - Washington Post | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
A new study shows benefits of violent video games for kids' learning Washington Post Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children's learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research on the positive...
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Violet games are beneficial to learning? Not what you expect, right?  Everything in moderation, of course.

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Gamification as an Organizational Development Tool

Gamification as an Organizational Development Tool | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
This week we interviewed Yeşim Kunter: a world-renowned play expert. Yeşim is best-known as the "Women who makes CEO's play games." She understands behavior of people to create new organizational e...
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7 Tips for good Gamification Design — Gamification Nation

7 Tips for good Gamification Design — Gamification Nation | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
My 7 tips for good gamification design in under 7 minutes... http://t.co/hJV47JlnWD
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Great video (with a lovely accent)- take a gander!  7 top tips to help you design a successful gamification design... What do you think is the most important?

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How Gamification Can Help You Generate Ideas, Improve Product Desig...

Many people hear about gamification and think that it is not applicable to their work since they do not work in the gaming industry.
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#gamification can do many things, now if it could only make my coffee in the morning!

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Empathy Video Games Change Players Thinking - CBS Local

Empathy Video Games Change Players Thinking - CBS Local | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Empathy Video Games Change Players Thinking
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — There is a new type of video game out and it's one that doesn't involve violence. Instead, players experience and fight 'real life' problems.
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It's called a simulation...

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Tapping Into Consumer's Love for Gaming - 1to1 Media

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Tapping Into Consumer's Love for Gaming
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Games like GTA5 that use realistic imaging and are immersive offer insight into a paradigm of gamification that could be implemented for real world benefit.
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Video Games Represent the Most Powerful (and Potentially Dangerous) Era in ... - Huffington Post

Video Games Represent the Most Powerful (and Potentially Dangerous) Era in ... - Huffington Post | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Video Games Represent the Most Powerful (and Potentially Dangerous) Era in ...
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Over the course of one weekend, I lost 12 hours, 42 minutes and 1 second. I don't know how it happened. It took me like a fever.
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Do you think videos games are dangerous or does it depend on the type of game?

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Games As Educational Tools: Teaching Skills, Transforming Thoughts

Games As Educational Tools: Teaching Skills, Transforming Thoughts | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Games, and the entertainment value of play, have the ability to teach and transform. We don’t think about that as children playing hide-and-seek in the neighborhood. We don’t acknowledge it during ...
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Trying to add gamification to #highered course, good resource.

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Facebook Game Revenue Up, Even as Zynga Presence Wanes ...

Facebook Game Revenue Up, Even as Zynga Presence Wanes ... | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
"Q1 represented our largest three-month quarter of games revenue to date despite a 37 percent drop in year-over-year payments volume from our largest developer." Largest developer ... Gee, I wonder who that might be.
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True that Zynga presence wanes, but Zynga is starting to partner with NewVentures for educational games.  Hook them while they are young?

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Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, ...
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The Gamification of Education and Training Is Here - Huffington Post (blog)

The Gamification of Education and Training Is Here - Huffington Post (blog) | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
The Gamification of Education and Training Is HereHuffington Post (blog)There is an amazing window of opportunity that has opened up that will help speed the development of the gamification of education and training.
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App Gamifies Dull Employee Training

App Gamifies Dull Employee Training | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Employees can now play a video game instead of reading documents to complete onboarding.
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Reactive Tutor Creates Custom Curriculum For Students

Reactive Tutor Creates Custom Curriculum For Students | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Knewton’s Adaptive Learning Platform helps you learn better by responding to what you do and don’t know, with personalized content based on collected data.
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Poor Design Hinders Gamification Success for Many Businesses - BizTech Magazine

Poor Design Hinders Gamification Success for Many Businesses - BizTech Magazine | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Poor Design Hinders Gamification Success for Many Businesses
BizTech Magazine
Gamification, the use of gaming tactics to increase engagement among end users, is a trend that's popped up in organizations of all types and sizes recently.
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Ten Applications of Gamification to Drive Employee Engagement

Ten Applications of Gamification to Drive Employee Engagement | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Technologies are often accelerators and in some cases even enablers to do achieve something faster, better and cheaper.
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If Wearables Are Going to Grow Up, Games Might Point the Way - AllThingsD

If Wearables Are Going to Grow Up, Games Might Point the Way - AllThingsD | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
If Wearables Are Going to Grow Up, Games Might Point the Way AllThingsD Conference attendees packed one of the meeting rooms at the Los Angeles Convention Center last week to hear Mind Pirate CEO Shawn Hardin and VP Unni Narayanan pitch games for...
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We're so close to making the "Sight" video a reality. 
http://youtu.be/lK_cdkpazjI
Would you want a gamified layer on top of real life, smart glasses that help you navigate life?  Google glass is here... just needs a little more development.

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The White House cares about games, but not for the reasons you think - TechHive

The White House cares about games, but not for the reasons you think - TechHive | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
TechHive The White House cares about games, but not for the reasons you think TechHive Mark DeLoura, the White House's Senior Advisor for Digital Media, expounded on the government's games policies at the Gamesbeat 2013 conference Tuesday, focusing...
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The White House thinks that video games get a bad rap, much like writing did in the past and wants to see what can be done to change perception on the issue.  What do you think- do violent video games cause violent behaviors in children?

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Gamification in Marketing: Lessons from the Khan Academy Website - Search Engine Watch

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Gamification in Marketing: Lessons from the Khan Academy Website
Search Engine Watch
Through our experience with their site, I learned valuable gamification tips marketers can use to better connect and answer their website audience's needs.
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Can Virtual Reality Keep Us Safe During Disasters?

Can Virtual Reality Keep Us Safe During Disasters? | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
The United Nations recently commemorated the International Day for Disaster Reduction, an annual effort to raise the profile of disaster preparedness.
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Games are useful when applied to a variety of fields.  Here the United Nations uses games to help us prepare for disaster while "gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in 10 DAYS! http://www.zmescience.com/research/studies/gamers-solve-decade-old-hiv-puzzle-in-ten-days/

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How Badges Really Work in Higher Education -- Campus Technology

How Badges Really Work in Higher Education -- Campus Technology | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Digital badge initiatives at colleges and universities across the country are challenging assumptions about learning and assessment.
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The value of badges explained!

 

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The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech

Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Learn all about the impact of gaming on education in this infographic.
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interesting informatic on gamification in education.

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Gamifying Education With Superfunner - Wired

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Gamifying Education With SuperfunnerWiredThe educational system has changed.
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Let's Play! Using Gamification to Encourage KM and Collaboration - Network World

Let's Play! Using Gamification to Encourage KM and Collaboration - Network World | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Let's Play! Using Gamification to Encourage KM and CollaborationNetwork WorldGames were an interesting theme at KM World 2012 this week.
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Gamification – Is that the strategy that will lead you to the promised ...

Gamification – Is that the strategy that will lead you to the promised ... | gamified2learn | Scoop.it
Gamification: that involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications to make them more fun and engaging. Gamification has been called one of the most important trends in technology by several industry ...
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Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training

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Kapp Notes discusses using Gamification in employee training.

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