Gamification in the Classroom

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

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  • *** this course is a special time-limited format course with up to 4 weeks to complete ***
  • independent study
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Instructor:

David A. Beyers Ed.M.

Accredited By:

- Spring Arbor University

Course Timeline:

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Course Description

This course will explore the principles of gaming and gamification, as well as how these principles can impact - both positively and negatively - student engagement and success in the classroom. Participants will explore the key components of popular games and apply them to the their own classroom procedures and pedagogy.  The course will culminate in a Gamified Unit Outline in which participants will incorporate gamification principles and processes into a new or existing unit lesson. Popular tools for gamifying a classroom will also be explored.

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$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

Gamification in the Classroom

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives


From this course, participants will:

  1. Examine the positive and negative aspects of gaming.
  2. Apply best practices, strategies, and tools for gamifying classroom procedures and lessons.
  3. Explore frameworks for gamification.
  4. Develop a strategic gamification plan for an existing unit or project.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

David A. Beyers Ed.M.

Accredited By:

- Spring Arbor University

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Gamification in the Classroom

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$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)


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