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Welcome to the Online Teaching and Learning Group

Started Jan 4, 2011 0 Replies

Now that I'm officially not the only one in this group, it seems especially fitting to get things going.  I am passionate about online teaching and learning as a mode of instruction for school aged…Continue

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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
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Online Teaching and Learning

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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
Dec 18, 2013
Kevin Shonk commented on Steven Isaacs's group Game Based Learning
"Thanks for organizing the group.  I'm interested in both game-based learning and also turning an entire 'unit' into a classroom game that is played over a month or two. I'm currently in the midst of trying to turn a…"
Dec 17, 2013
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Online Teaching and Learning

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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
Dec 15, 2013
andrew aker commented on Steven Isaacs's group Game Based Learning
"Great group!! Why only the two of us so far??    Jane McGonigal gave a couple of great talks on gaming, education and social change on TED.com"
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Game Based Learning

Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-based learning, often with the added benefit of intrinsic motivation.  Game Based learning can involve games created with education in mind (Quest Atlantis, Oregon Trail, etc.) and off the shelf titles repurposed for education (Portal 2, minecraft, World of WarCraft, Sim City, etc.). Are you interested in…See More
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Online Teaching and Learning

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At 8:44pm on December 9, 2010, Brian Heineman said…

I agree there is more information than I have time to acquire and digest, let alone retweet or post with any added value!  Certainly a technology worth taking a look at!

At 8:59am on December 9, 2010, Kathy Schrock said…
Too funny...yes, I grew up in Denville and get back every now and then.

Glad to be in the PLN network!
 
 
 

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It is rather difficult to teach students, but to motivate them is even harder. At schools and even at colleges you have to contact with children who try to reject someone else's influence. And the fact is that this rejection is a logical result of misconception of the roles of both. It is possible to overcome the conflict of generations, and you can touch the children, and they can hear you. If you are so lucky to succeed and make student listen, then you can motivate them to any activity and…See More
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