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Jennifer Volpato

Game-Based Learning - 1 views

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    This article is a module to utilize game-based learning in the classrom. Advice is given on using competitive gaming exercises, in order to motivate students to learn better.
Randy Ziegenfuss

21stcenturylearning - MultimediaGames - 0 views

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    A collection of gaming resources - links, video, etc. - by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach.
Randy Ziegenfuss

Teaching Tools: Using Online Simulations and Games | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Gaming remains new territory for most schools. As the following examples show, educators on the frontiers are eager to share what they're learning. Here are just a few examples."
Randy Ziegenfuss

Educational Gaming Commons | - Press Start - 0 views

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    "The PSU Educational Gaming Commons is creating a community of users who will support both physical and virtual infrastructure to promote the broad impact of gaming within the teaching, learning, and research environment. "
Randy Ziegenfuss

Educational Games Research - 0 views

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    Blog: Research and discussion concerning instructional video games.
Randy Ziegenfuss

Creating A High Performing Workplace With Games, Social Media, And Virtual Worlds - 0 views

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    "Get ready to step down from the stage, get out of your faculty cloak,and join the new learner-centric revolution. Forget courses and curriculums. The future of learning is about online conversations and communities, podcasting on the go, and shared immersive-3D virtual-worlds experiences. A new breed of learners is entering the workforce with little patience for traditional "Web 1.0" PowerPoint dronathons and e-learning drudgery. They want to be engaged, in control, and part of the storyline. Leading companies are turbocharging workplace performance with learning and communications that focus on doing, simulating, socializing, playing, sharing, and collaborating. In this session, learn how leading companies are betting that the future of learning won't be built on flat, static webpages but rather in traversable 3-D spaces; think Facebook meets Grand Theft Auto, or a Smurf Village reduction of your classroom."
Randy Ziegenfuss

Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog - 0 views

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    "When writing the whitepaper about Casual games, I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. While doing so, I documented a few of the better ones. I'd been mulling posting these to the blog. So here they are - a Top 100 Learning Game Resource list. If you are already developing learning games, these links will broaden your horizons, as they did mine. If you are contemplating beginning - it might help to look at links that interest you to get some grounding ideas. "
Randy Ziegenfuss

Serious Games Initiative - 0 views

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    "The Serious Games Initiative is focused on uses for games in exploring management and leadership challenges facing the public sector. Part of its overall charter is to help forge productive links between the electronic game industry and projects involving the use of games in education, training, health, and public policy. "
Randy Ziegenfuss

The Education Arcade - 2 views

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    "The Education Arcade explores games that promote learning through authentic and engaging play. TEA's research and development projects focus both on the learning that naturally occurs in popular commercial games, and on the design of games that more vigorously address the educational needs of players."

    This site contains specific gaming projects, research papers and news about gaming in education.
Randy Ziegenfuss

Gaming in Education - 0 views

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    "Using gaming in educational settings opens the doors for new possibilities in teaching and learning. Games, if done right, can become a powerful tool to get groups to work together. "
Randy Ziegenfuss

Quest Atlantis - 0 views

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    "Quest Atlantis (QA) is an international learning and teaching project that uses a 3D multi-user environment to immerse children, ages 9-16, in educational tasks."
Randy Ziegenfuss

Arcademic Skill Builders: Online Educational Games - 0 views

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    "Our research-based and standards-aligned free educational math games and language arts games will engage, motivate, and help teach students."
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Educational Games - 0 views

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    "You don't have to be a genius to understand the work of the Nobel Laureates. These games and simulations, based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements, will teach and inspire you while you're having FUN!"
Randy Ziegenfuss

Big Thinkers: Katie Salen on Learning with Games | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "A professor of design and technology at Parsons The New School for Design talks about the value of games and the empowerment of play."
Randy Ziegenfuss

60 Educational Game Sites That You've Probably Never Seen « Tech:-)Happy - 1 views

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    educational games site
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    "60 Educational Game Sites That You've Probably Never Seen" More simplistic games, but games none the less.
Randy Ziegenfuss

Jane McGonigal-Gaming Can Make a Better World| The Committed Sardine - 2 views

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    "Game designer Jane McGonigal gives an interesting and entertaining keynote concerning how games can make us better at solving real-world problems in this video from Ted Talks. "
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