EDU 926 Gamification in Education
Gamification is the use of game design principles and elements in non-gaming environments. This course explores the elements and psychology of gamification as applied to the classroom environment, focusing on the application of these systems, gamification tech tools available for use, and developing gamification systems for classroom use.
Investigates “gamification,” the application of game-like mechanics to other areas of activity, such as classrooms and school. Examines examples of existing applications of gamification, the psychological research of playing games, and presents opportunities for the development of systems for gamifying classrooms.
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I liked all the resources we used to learn about he content.B.G.
I feel that it will have a great impact on my future classroom instruction in a very positive manner.J.B.
I'm going to try out some gamification next year using Classcraft.A.B., Math Teacher
I really enjoyed learning new gaming techniques to utilize in my classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
I plan on gamifying my 7th grade classes this year.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
Loved this course- content was great and even using some gaming strategies in class and so far the kids love it.S.B.
This course really opened my eyes and made me think differently about my own classes. I actually have more gaming in my class than what I thought, because my mindset was based on me just playing video games.A.G., Social Studies Teacher
Great info and practical use!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
I enjoyed learning new technologies to incorporate gaming into my own classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
Gave me the confidence I needed to jump into gamification.M.W.
I will think differently when designing lessons.N.D.
Really enjoyed this course. It provided me with fun and innovative methods and strategies for motivating and engaging the learners to interact with the content I teach in my courses.J.B.
I really liked the research part of the course. It allowed me to research what was useful to me in my classroom and to reflect upon what I read.M.W., Language Arts Teacher
Made me stop and think how to make learning more game like and fun for students.N.M., Elementary Teacher
I loved the course content. The amount of work was on par with what I expected...not too much and not too little. Course readings were lengthy enough to get the information without being too time consuming.M.F., Tech Specialist
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