Tag: 10 day faculty challenge

Dec 15

Congratulations to ALL Our Players and Our Hotshots!

Challenge Winners

Congratulations to Charla Brown our overall winner and the other 4 Hotshots, Robin Gilcrist, Val Barger, Lee Henrikson and Margie Mete. You will be contacted by Mary to receive your game prize! And regardless of whether you looked at our game site once, joined us in play for a day, a week or made it to the …

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Dec 08

Gamification: The Science and Benefits

Tina found this article published in the eLearning Industry titled “The Science and the Benefits of Gamification in eLearning” by Christopher Pappas. Pappas states that endorphins are released during exercise and mental challenges that not only increase pleasure but also aid in the retention of information. This is one of the benefits of the gamification …

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Dec 04

Impressive, Thoughtful and Creative: Our Faculty Gamers!

I wanted to share an interesting article with you that Nicole unearthed written this week. It’s from Inside Higher Ed and is titled A Gamified Approach to Teaching and Learning. It states that Mark Carnes “offers evidence that an immersive gamified pedagogy can significantly increase student engagement and motivation.” In this article the author, Steven Mintz …

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Dec 02

Tech Tuesday: Google Forms Make Great Polls/Surveys

Have you ever needed to capture information quickly? Have you ever needed to collaborate with a colleague to gather information or create a form or poll? Google Forms are the perfect tool for you. It is very, very easy to create a quick form or survey, easy to collaborate with others, and easy to share …

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