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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The course helped me understand what gamification is really about. I developed an better understanding of why it works, how it works, and how to implement. Walking away from this course ready to gamify.M.L., Social Studies Teacher
I really enjoyed this course.S.R., Math Teacher
Gave me the confidence I needed to jump into gamification.M.W.
Gamifying my whole course!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
Really helped me understand today's perception of gamesR.P., Math Teacher
I'm going to try out some gamification next year using Classcraft.A.W., Math Teacher
I enjoyed learning new technologies to incorporate gaming into my own classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
Great course with great informationG.S., Tech Specialist
Made me stop and think how to make learning more game like and fun for students.N.M., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed game based design so I enrolled in this - I enjoyed this class as wellM.J.
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 am really going to add more gaming features since students tend to excel with that format.A.G., Social Studies Teacher
Showing all the different ways you can gamify a class was the most valuable in my mind. Also, finding additional resources that I can use in my own classroom.A.G., Social Studies Teacher
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
I really enjoyed learning new gaming techniques to utilize in my classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
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