Category Archives: Education

Gamified Independent Learning

Audrey Watters takes a look at the effect of gamification on independent learning for the MindShift website in a recent post. Audrey writes about the social learning network OpenStudy, a recipient of one of the Gates Foundation’s recent Next Generation … Continue reading

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Gamification for Museums?

Judith H. Dobrzynski has written an interesting post on her Real Clear Arts ARTSJOURNAL blog. She looks at the emergence as gamification as a new way for Museums to engage with their audiences with specific reference to Jane McGonical‘s current game at the … Continue reading

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Games for Health, Wellness and Medical Emergencies

Gamespot have released some very interesting coverage of Kaiser Permanente’s recent Gamification day where the company highlighted a range of video games and simulations either currently being used or under development within the medical sphere. As well as games to … Continue reading

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Code School

EnvyLabs Code School is all about learning by doing. Their educational courses combine video, coding in the browser, and gamification principles to make learning more fun and therefore more effective. Typical courses contains 5 levels, each with a 10-15 minute video, … Continue reading

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Gamification in the Classroom

Canadian News Channel /A\ News have filmed an interesting segment featuring Rick Stringfellow, Arts Director for Electronic Arts, a major developer of popular videogames.who shares shared his knowledge with several students of Timberline Highschool’s Digital Arts program. Stringfellow said the prospect … Continue reading

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