Updated Events for #Gamifi-ED #etlead

#Gamifi-Ed Events Date Time Topic Activity Presenter’s Names 2/10/2014 TBC Twitter v s Zombies – Using Social Media and Games Based Design to learn Higher ED G Hangout – Interview Pete Rorabough Jesse Stomel 2/12/2014 1 pm EST Atlantis Remixed G Hangout – Interview Gord Holden 2/12/2014 2 pm EST The Potential of Unity G Hangout – Interview Kyle Gomboy 2/12/2014 8 pm EST Roundtable Panel – Why Gamifi-ED? WebX – Panel Verena Roberts Lee Graham Colin Osterhout Vicki DavisRead more

Twitter session storified: What should be left in or taken out of serious games?

Twitter session storified: What should be left in or taken out of serious games? I do want to share a nice storify from a Twitter session. As we were wrestling through week two, and identifying the components of serious games, a student-led twitter session shared some really good ideas! I am looking forward to sharing the final rubrics when they are developed, hopefully next week. In the meantime – I am just so tickled with this project and the wayRead more

Gamifi-ED on the Higher Ed Front #etlead

This has been a pretty crazy four weeks! My students started out the semester in EDET 668: Leadership in Educational Technology with a healthy skeptical attitude about games in the classroom. Over four weeks, we have explored and played serious games, determined our criteria for choosing a serious game for use in the classroom, and we’ve created some individual rubrics for teachers and students to evaluate serious games. We’re at the end of the first phase of our journey, andRead more