Is Contemporaneous Grading More Consistent than Grading over a Long Period?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I have an education question for anyone with expertise in assessment: Are there any studies examining the notion that marking all of one assignment/paper contemporaneously leads to more consistency?   It strikes me as intuitively true, but I’d love to … Continue reading

Analyzing Games for Learning The Becker Lazy Test

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Becker’s Lazy Test is something I developed some years ago as part of the 4PEG game assessment template (4PEG = 4 Pillars of Educational Games). When I am examining a game, I play it and see how far I can … Continue reading

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification – My Version

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute In response to the other day’s post about the differences between these terms, I have produced my own table outlining the differences. You’ll notice mine is a little more complex. That’s because the differences are more complex than the original … Continue reading

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes So many people are confused about the differences between these terms. Unfortunately, this article just muddies the waters further.

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification | The Upside Learning Blog.

It’s a great effort, but I’m afraid none of these are quite right.

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Game-Based Learning vs Game Pedagogy

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Putting everything that has to with learning and games under one name obscures the complexity of the field. We should use TWO terms: Game-Based Learning for the learner’s perspective, and Game Pedagogy for the teacher’s perspective. bookblog:game-based_learning_vs_game_pedagogy [Magic Bullet Games]. 1 … Continue reading

Instructional Theories for DGBL

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Another sneak peek to my book. This one outlines instructional theories relevant to GBL. bookblog:dgbl_instructional_theories [Magic Bullet Games]. Be the first to like. Like Unlike … Continue reading

Learning Theories for DGBL

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Another sneak peek to my book. This one outlines learning theories relevant to GBL.     2 people like this post. Like Unlike … Continue reading

book-teasers [Magic Bullet Games]

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Progress on my book is proceeding, albeit slowly. The first few chapters are the hardest for me, as they involve a whole lot of background research to make sure the information is up to date. Interestingly, it is actually more … Continue reading