Week 2 Overview Game Mechanics

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Week 2 Overview Game Mechanics

  1. 1. Games BasedLearning MOOChttp://gamesmooc.shivtr.com
  2. 2. Games BasedLearning MOOC #gamemooc
  3. 3. Intro to Week 2
  4. 4. GamesMechanics
  5. 5. GameDynamics
  6. 6. Game Mechanics/Dynamics• Turns• Action Points• Auctions• Cards• Capture• Goals• Loss Avoidance
  7. 7. Drill and Practice Games
  8. 8. Drill & Practice• Repetition of Specific Skills• At Learners Own Pace• Often Used a Reinforcement Tool
  9. 9. FREE RICE
  10. 10. Game Mechanics Analyze a Game
  11. 11. Jane McGonigal:Gaming can make a better world TED Talk
  12. 12. Why Games?• Urgent Optimism• Social Fabric• Blissful Productivity• Epic Meaning
  13. 13. Badges• Brave Beginner (BB)• Games Based Learning (GBL)• Networked Educator (NE)
  14. 14. Connectivist MOOC
  15. 15. Social Network Knowledge Construction SNKC
  16. 16. Livestream Events• Tuesday 3 pm – Intro to Social Network Knowledge Construction• Tuesday 4 pm – Networked Educator Badge
  17. 17. Stuff to Do This Week• Participation – Tweetchat – Livestream Discussion• Discussion Participation – Link – Flickr
  18. 18. Introduction
  19. 19. Discussions
  20. 20. Flickr• Flickr group “Games Based Learning MOOC”• http://www.flickr.com/groups/gamesmooc/
  21. 21. Diigo• Request to join “Game Mechanics” group• http://groups.diigo.com/group/game-based- learning-research
  22. 22. Social Media• Twitter• Flickr• Diigo
  23. 23. Twitter•#gamemooc•@ proximalzone
  24. 24. Flickr• Media Sharing Site• Free for up to 250 pictures• Allows 90 seconds of video
  25. 25. Week 1
  26. 26. Brave Beginner
  27. 27. Game Based Learning
  28. 28. Networked Educator
  29. 29. Wednesday – 7 pm MST• TWEETCHAT – 60 minutes of twitter discussion – www.tweetchat.com – Start with quick intro – Then 4 questions – #gamemooc
  30. 30. Tweetchat Topic Fun, Flow and Fiero
  31. 31. Thursday – 7 pm MST• YouTube Livestream – 60 minutes of presentation/discussion – Game MOOC YouTube Channel – Google Hangout
  32. 32. Thursday – 7 pm MST• It Takes A Guild – A Guild of Educators• Third Thursday Webinar• Lucas Gillispie, Craig Lawson and Sara Toothman
  33. 33. Pender County School District• WoW in Schools• Minecraft In Schools• SAGA ( Stories and Games in Schools)
  34. 34. Thursday – 7 pm MT (Denver) YouTube Livestream
  35. 35. Games BasedLearning MOOC #gamemooc

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