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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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
I'm going to try out some gamification next year using Classcraft.A.W., Math Teacher
The most valuable part for me was learning how I could make learning fun in a subject that typically isn't viewed as fun to learn.J.B.
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 plan to be more cognizant of how I use gamification strategies in the classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
I liked all the resources we used to learn about he content.B.G.
Gamifying my whole course!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
Great course with great informationG.S., Tech Specialist
I really enjoyed learning new gaming techniques to utilize in my classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
I will think differently when designing lessons.N.D.
I enjoyed learning new technologies to incorporate gaming into my own classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
I plan on gamifying my 7th grade classes this year.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
I am really going to add more gaming features since students tend to excel with that format.A.G., Social Studies Teacher
I really enjoyed this course.S.R., Math Teacher
I feel that it will have a great impact on my future classroom instruction in a very positive manner.J.B.
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|Online||Mar 22, 2021 9:12 AM||Mar 11, 2021 9:12 AM||Spring|