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What is this Gamification? and Why We Play Games

Okay, first off, I hate the term gamification. It turns making your workplace, call center, sales department, or whatever, a fun place to work into some corporate idea, it just sounds stuffy to me. 644 more words

Call Center

How to win the UN Influx hackathon this weekend

This weekend we’ll be offering Rise platform free to any projects that use it during the UN Influx hackathon to solve the problem set: How can digital innovation help the UN and the public work more effectively together? 1,001 more words


The game of learning design

The gamification term has become popular over the last few years. Professor Werbach from Pennsylvania University defines gamification as, “the use of game elements and… 381 more words

Instructional Design

Individualization, Failure, and Fun

Cordell Steiner | TEDxUniversityofStThomas

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Cordell Steiner, a thoughtful elementary student, brings forward a new way to think about teaching…

Added Nov 4, 2014

Educational Reform

Gamification for Performance Management


While businesses spend billion of dollars every year to evaluate their employees, the outcome is disappointing. The data that performance evaluations are done and promotions based on are lacking in detail, extent and objectivity. 1,281 more words


Let’s face it; if kids see a tablet or computer, they will usually see it as a gaming machine. Students constantly ask if they can, “Just play games,” when they walk into my ICT classroom. 347 more words


Online Game Aims To Woo Students to Scientific Process

By Dian Schaffhauser 02/11/15

A new online multiuser game — the first of two developed by two universities and NASA — aims to help persuade middle and high school students to immerse themselves in science. 106 more words

Educational Reform