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 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 am really going to add more gaming features since students tend to excel with that format.A.G., Social Studies Teacher
Informative and interesting course.J.H., Social Studies Teacher
I liked all the resources we used to learn about he content.B.G.
Great info and practical use!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
Gamifying my whole course!M.P., Social Studies Teacher
I plan to gamify my course next year.M.W.
I plan on changing some of my units to incorporate more of a gaming perspective.R.P., Math Teacher
It was interesting to learn about game mechanics and see how these can be leveraged in the classroom.J.S., Elementary Teacher
The course was very informative and gave great examples of ways to gamify lessons with technologyT.R., Science 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
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 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
I enjoyed learning new technologies to incorporate gaming into my own classroom.A.B., Language Arts Teacher
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