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The Teacher's Guide To Using Badges In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Diigo

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Games for Change | Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact.

Games for Change | Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact. | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
Founded in 2004, Games for Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts.
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RPG Background Music: 41 Awesome Soundtracks | Gnome Stew - The Game Mastering Blog

RPG Background Music: 41 Awesome Soundtracks | Gnome Stew - The Game Mastering Blog | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
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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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A Genealogy of Badges

This is a version of Halavais, Alexander M. C. “A Genealogy of Badges: Inherited Meaning and Monstrous Moral Hybrids.” Information, Communication, and Society 15, no. 3 (2012): 354-373. Abstract Th...
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Gamification: The Hard Truths

Gamification: The Hard Truths | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
Gamification -- or the use of game, loyalty and economic concepts to engage consumers and employees -- has its fair share of detractors. But good criticism should be grounded in facts and a shared desire to make the world a better place.
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Quantum Economics

Quantum Economics | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
An introduction to the subject of Quantum Economics an approach to calculating optimal pricing and business models for virtual goods and services
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Jesse Schell: When games invade real life | Video on TED.com

Jesse Schell: When games invade real life | Video on TED.com | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
Games are invading the real world -- and the runaway popularity of Farmville and Guitar Hero is just the beginning, says Jesse Schell.
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Braineos | Games | flashcard quiz games

Quiz games for flashcards that boost your memory and help you revise.
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Wordplay and the Discourse of Video Games: Analyzing Words, Design, and Play (Hardback) - Routledge

Wordplay and the Discourse of Video Games: Analyzing Words, Design, and Play (Hardback) - Routledge | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
In this timely new book, Christopher Paul analyzes how the words we use to talk about video games and the structures that are produced within games shape a particular way of gaming by focusing on how games create meaning, lead to identification...
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[PATV] Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - Extra Credits Season 2, Ep. 15: Gamifying Education

This week, we offer some general examples for ways to improve education using game design techniques. Also, here's that link I promised: http://www.deathball.net/notpron/
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BOISE STATE SPINS OUT GOGO LABS, AN EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE ... - Tech Cocktail

BOISE STATE SPINS OUT GOGO LABS, AN EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE ... - Tech Cocktail | Owen's-Gamification | Scoop.it
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GoGo Labs builds on this familiarity with gamification — the use of game mechanics and thinking in non-gaming contexts — to increase understanding and retention.
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