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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Great info and practical use!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
The different gamification strategies like Breakout EDU, and the gamification platforms, like Classcraft covered in the class.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
I really enjoyed this class. I love how we were assigned readings but also allowed to research on our own a really tailor the content of this class to our teaching situation.N.D.
I plan to be more cognizant of how I use gamification strategies in the classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
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 plan on changing some of my units to incorporate more of a gaming perspective.R.P., Math Teacher
Really helped me understand today's perception of gamesR.P., Math 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
Gamifying my whole course!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
I liked all the resources we used to learn about he content.B.G.
I plan to gamify my course next year.M.W.
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
Informative and interesting course.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
It was interesting to learn about game mechanics and see how these can be leveraged in the classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
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.
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|Online||Oct 11, 2021 9:12 AM||Sep 30, 2021 9:12 AM||Fall|