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Gamify Your Class. Here’s Why!

gam·i·fi·ca·tion ˌɡāmifəˈkāSHən/ noun the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g., point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service. “gamification is exciting because it promises to make the hard stuff in life fun” If you … Continue reading

Please Help…With my PhD Research

Hi.  My name is Scott and I am a PhD student at Oklahoma State University.  One of my big interests is *gamification in the classroom AND gamifying professional development.  I am really leaning towards this topic (gamification) for my dissertation…Just not sure what aspect.  Please take a few minutes and respond with your thoughts. *Gamification – using … Continue reading

Learning from Tomb Raider

One of my favorite games of all time is Tomb Raider – there is action, adventure, puzzles, gripping story telling, and amazing locations.  A new installment is due out just in time for Christmas (hint, hint).  I thought about putting a teaser trailer in, but this game has turned more toward the adult side of the … Continue reading

#Gamification Research – In Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, and Twitter

Dear Reader, I know that you are still in recovery from my super challenging piece on Culture and Diversity, take heart!  This one less challenging 🙂 Gamification is a word that has been getting used more often over the past four years.  The ISTE conference over the past two years has had several different sessions … Continue reading

The Year in Review – What a year 2014!

Happy 2015!!  I hope it goes super #Amazeballs! This past year, I had 8,900 views – mind blowing to a guy who is trying to share his love of teaching a passion for learning!!  There were 46 total posts that covered everything from legislative issues, gamification, flipclass, the ISTE conference, and my passion for teaching (my most popular … Continue reading

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