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Thursday, October 26 • 11:00 - 11:20
Game On: The 4 C’s of Gamification

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Wondering what this ‘Gamification’ thing is all about?
Is it something you could apply in your classes?
Katrin has been experimenting with elements of what is now called "Gamification" in her classes for nearly 20 years. This talk will provide an overview of Katrin's 4 C's of Gamification that she's been implementing in her classroom, and the effect this is having.
1. Choice (Customized vs Standardized)
2. Cumulative Scoring (Learning vs Sorting)
3. Criterion Referenced (Criterion Referenced vs Norm Referenced)
4. Competence (&Creation & Completion) (Attainment Based vs Time-Based)
This talk will briefly outline what gamification is (and isn't), what's new (and isn't), and how adding the right game elements to a course can improve student engagement and satisfaction.

Speakers
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Katrin Becker

Adjunct Professor, Mount Royal University
Katrin is an award winning, internationally known expert in the design and analysis of Serious Games and in gamification in the classroom. She holds two CS degrees and a PhD in Educational Technology. She is a certified instructional designer with a graduate certificate in serious... Read More →


Thursday October 26, 2017 11:00 - 11:20
Vendor Hall - EdTechTeam Booth 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1

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