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Using Educational Games and Gamification*
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:00:00 AM CDT - 11:00:00 AM CDT
Motivation, clear objectives, critical thinking about consequences, and instant and abundant feedback are all elements of the best learning experiences. These are also elements of the best games. There is momentum behind games in education, including a large number of teachers who are using games like Minecraft and Civilizaton or gamifying their classroom to teach core concepts and develop 21st century skills.  Attend this webinar to learn more about games and game techniques can be used in education.

-Explore the elements that make games good learning experiences 

-Look at how off-the-shelf educational games can be used in the curriculum
 
-Learn how teachers are turning their classroom into a Multiplayer Classroom with storytelling and gamification 

Speaker

Andy Petroski
Andy Petroski
Director and Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies
Harrisburg University of Science & Technology

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