Friday, August 26, 2011

Gaming and gamification

Instant Feedback -- Competition -- Reward/Incentives -- Real World problems -- Teamwork -- Leadership

Gaming can make the a better world, TedTalk, Jane McGonigal
http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html

Quest 2 Learn school, New York
http://elydis.wordpress.com/category/gamification/
http://gamification.co/2011/04/07/school-is-fun-when-you-quest-to-learn/
http://q2l.org/node/27#media

Chronicle:
Gamifying homework
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/gamifying-homewor/28407
Lessons learned in playful game design
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/lessons-learned-in-playful-game-design/33876
How to gamify your course website
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-to-gamify-your-class-website/31332

Forbes: Gamification of education
http://www.forbes.com/2010/10/28/education-internet-scratch-technology-gamification.html

Gamification.org, lots of more resources, pubs, etc.
http://gamification.org/wiki/Gamification_of_Education

Chore Wars
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46UB9hPrIfM

Lift
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/what_twitters_co-founders_appear_to_be_building_ne.php

Daily Feats
http://www.dailyfeats.com 

Gowalla
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/location-based-gaming-for/26720

Google Tech Talks: Gamification
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O1gNVeaE4g&feature=related

Chronicle: Games in the Classroom (part 1)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/games-in-the-classroom-part-1/35596?sid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en


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