Videos tagged with educational games


Meaningful Play: Getting Gamification Right

Meaningful Play: Getting Gamification Right

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Google Tech Talk January 24, 2011 Presented by Sebastian Deterding ABSTRACT Foursquare, GetGlue, Nike+, Badgeville: From reading news to fulfilling your hearts' desires, more and more "gameified" applications and "gamification" vendors doll out points and badges to users, promising anything from increased user engagement and retention to plain mind control. While some hold that adding such game...

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Video Games and the Future of Learning (Jan Plass and Bruce Homer)

Video Games and the Future of Learning (Jan Plass and Bruce Homer)

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Google Tech Talk (more info below) June 3, 2011 Presented by Jan Plass and Bruce Homer. ABSTRACT Digital Games are pervasive, constantly evolving in their complexity and features, and are heralded by many as an agent for education reform. Arguably, digital games are also among the least understood tools in education, particularly in K-12 settings. Proponents have made a strong case for the pote...

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