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 different gamification strategies like Breakout EDU, and the gamification platforms, like Classcraft covered in the class.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
I will use this information until I retire.M.L., 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 plan on gamifying my 7th grade classes this year.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
I plan to gamify my course next year.M.W.
I'm going to try out some gamification next year using Classcraft.A.W., Math Teacher
I plan on changing some of my units to incorporate more of a gaming perspective.R.P., Math Teacher
I really enjoyed this course.S.R., Math Teacher
It was interesting to learn about game mechanics and see how these can be leveraged in the classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
I really enjoyed learning new gaming techniques to utilize in my classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
Love the resources and modules that the professor had us complete. The modules opened my eyes to new ways to use gamification in my own classroom and also added new tools to my tool belt that I can use with my students.C.K., Science Teacher
Gamifying my whole course!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
The course was very informative and gave great examples of ways to gamify lessons with technologyT.R., Science Teacher
Informative and interesting course.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
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