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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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 plan on changing some of my units to incorporate more of a gaming perspective.R.P., Math 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
Loved this course- content was great and even using some gaming strategies in class and so far the kids love it.S.B.
Gave me the confidence I needed to jump into gamification.M.W.
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 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 will use this information until I retire.M.L., 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 this course.S.R., Math Teacher
Ability to connect to my own classroomM.P., Social Studies Teacher
Great course with great informationG.S., Tech Specialist
I am really going to add more gaming features since students tend to excel with that format.A.G., Social Studies 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
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