4PEG Review: Gambling Never Pays [Magic Bullet Games]

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute A number of chapters in my upcoming book talk about how to review games, and I go into my 4PEG model in detail. I review 7 games in the book. Here’s another. This review is of an educational game, and … Continue reading

7 Ways to Use Games in the Classroom

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute There are many ways to use games in the classroom. Games can be used as: Content – The content of the game directly addresses some curricular need. Example – In this case the game is being used as an example of or an artifact … 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