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Announcements - Academic Year 2011 - 2012

"Gamification in Education"


Published in Curriculum
5/22/2012

The paper says educational games in the classroom can excite and motivate students, but also drain teacher resources.

LINK:   Inside Higher Ed: Game for a better grade?

 


TC Games Festival: Featuring Scholar's Quest and Over a Dozen Educational Game Projects.



http://www.tc.columbia.edu/i/a/document/21693_TC_Games_Festival_Flyer.png


Theme: Can YOU make a difference with games?

  • Stop by to play educational and real-world impact games designed by TC students and faculty
  • Opportunities to interact and get involved with game-based research projects
  • Enjoy free food and win prizes like a Kindle!

Please join us for the Teachers College Games Festival! Explore a variety of game designs and research projects about language learning, physical chemistry, nutrition, math, climate change, ethics and more.  Games include digital, non-digital, mobile and real-world action games.   Special guests include Bernard Yee, Bungie Game Developer and Adjunct Professor of Game Production and Design.

Sponsored by the Games Research Lab / Communication, Computing and Technology in Education Program and Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology.

 


Project Rebirth- new book by Dr. Robin Stern

"Project Rebirth is ultimately a book about the power of the human spirit to rebuild itself— within and among community."

A new book by Dr. Robin Stern and Courtney E. Martin.

For more information, please visit this link.