Introduction To A Gameful Mindset
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Introduction To A Gameful Mindset

on

  • 288 views

Professional development workshop about various characteristics of a "gameful" mindset.

Professional development workshop about various characteristics of a "gameful" mindset.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
288
Views on SlideShare
288
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Introduction To A Gameful Mindset Introduction To A Gameful Mindset Presentation Transcript

  • Introduction To A Gameful Mindset Randall FujimotoGameTrain Learning, Inc.
  • “Gameful Mindset”• ATTITUDE of a gamer – optimistic, curious, motivated, up for challenges• BELIEF in the power and potential of games (playing, designing, thinking)
  • YOUR GOAL:How can I develop a Gameful Mindset?
  • Let’s PlayA Game!
  • Play• More play → creative thinking, problem-solving, language development, social-emotional skills¹• Less play → anxiety, depression, suicide, and narcissism²• ¹ Wenner, M. (2009), The Serious Need For Play, Scientific American Mind.• ²Gray, P. (2011), The Decline of Play and the Rise of Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents, American Journal of Play, 3(4).
  • Growth Mindset• Carol Dweck, Stanford U.• Fixed vs. Growth Mindset• http://vimeo.com/11459772
  • Flow
  • Embracing Failure• In games, you’re failing about 80% of the time• Tolerate ambiguity and uncertainty• Failure = partial success
  • Continuous FeedbackAssessment in school: Formative Summative Assessment AssessmentAssessment in games: Formative Summative Assessment Assessment
  • Just In Time Learning• Traditional pedagogy • Textbooks, lectures • Learn → Do• Gameful pedagogy • Situated • Learn ↔ Do
  • Constant Iteration• Traditional learning: Learn → Do• Gameful Learning: Do → Learn → Do → Learn → Do → Learn →…
  • Some characteristicsof a Gameful Mindset •Play •Growth Mindset •Flow •Embracing Failure •Continuous Feedback •Just In Time Learning •Constant Iteration
  • Keep developing your Gameful Mindset! Randall Fujimoto GameTrain Learning, Inc.randall@gametrainlearning.org www.gametrainlearning.org Twitter: @randyfuj