Introduction To A Gameful Mindset

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

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Introduction To A Gameful Mindset

  1. 1. Introduction To A Gameful Mindset Randall FujimotoGameTrain Learning, Inc.
  2. 2. “Gameful Mindset”• ATTITUDE of a gamer – optimistic, curious, motivated, up for challenges• BELIEF in the power and potential of games (playing, designing, thinking)
  3. 3. YOUR GOAL:How can I develop a Gameful Mindset?
  4. 4. Let’s PlayA Game!
  5. 5. 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).
  6. 6. Growth Mindset• Carol Dweck, Stanford U.• Fixed vs. Growth Mindset• http://vimeo.com/11459772
  7. 7. Flow
  8. 8. Embracing Failure• In games, you’re failing about 80% of the time• Tolerate ambiguity and uncertainty• Failure = partial success
  9. 9. Continuous FeedbackAssessment in school: Formative Summative Assessment AssessmentAssessment in games: Formative Summative Assessment Assessment
  10. 10. Just In Time Learning• Traditional pedagogy • Textbooks, lectures • Learn → Do• Gameful pedagogy • Situated • Learn ↔ Do
  11. 11. Constant Iteration• Traditional learning: Learn → Do• Gameful Learning: Do → Learn → Do → Learn → Do → Learn →…
  12. 12. Some characteristicsof a Gameful Mindset •Play •Growth Mindset •Flow •Embracing Failure •Continuous Feedback •Just In Time Learning •Constant Iteration
  13. 13. Keep developing your Gameful Mindset! Randall Fujimoto GameTrain Learning, Inc.randall@gametrainlearning.org www.gametrainlearning.org Twitter: @randyfuj

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