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Gamification

29 May

Using games in Library programs
• Google search game http://www.agoogleaday.com/#date=05-10-2011 .
• Plagiarism – “You quote it, you note it” http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/learningmodules/plagiarism/ http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/plagiarism/
http://home.comcast.net/~mruland/Skills/plagiarism/index.htm
• Dewey Decimal skills http://users.ece.utexas.edu/~valmstrum/s2s/utopia/library4/src/library4.html
• Gaming in Libraries http://theshiftedlibrarian.com/archives/tag/gaming-in-libraries/
• Library gaming toolkit http://librarygamingtoolkit.org/
• Games for a disaster night at the library http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/printissuecurrentissue/890021-427/stop_disasters.html.csp
• Gaming in Libraries Report UK http://www.scribd.com/doc/38404825/Gaming-in-Libraries-Report
• Public libraries by design – creating teen-friendly spaces with a gaming area http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/printissuecurrentissue/887231-427/public_libraries_by_design.html.csp
• Surviving the zombie apocalypse…and other useful lessons http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/newslettersnewsletterbucketsljteen/888618-444/surviving_the_zombie_apocalypse…_and.csp

Using popular games in education
• Judith Way wrote in the previous issue of Access about using Guitar Hero and some other commercial games to promote learning. Also see: http://slav.global2.vic.edu.au/2010/02/15/guitar-hero-world-tour-at-preston-girls-secondary-college/ .
• Teaching with Nintendo DS http://teachingwithds.wordpress.com/
• Angry Birds used to teach physics http://www.howtogeek.com/news/the-physics-of-angry-birds/5016/ and in primary school to teach math, history and science http://ilearntechnology.com/?p=3970
• What video games can teach us about the educational process http://hechingered.org/content/what-video-games-can-teach-us-about-the-educational-process_3686/
• How to teach with Mine craft in an hour http://deangroom.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/how-to-teach-with-minecraft-in-an-hour/
• Achievement Unlocked: Gaming, Living, and Learning http://designmind.frogdesign.com/blog/achievement-unlocked-gaming-living-and-learning.html

Further reading:
• Game based learning – what it is, why it works, and where it’s going http://www.newmedia.org/game-based-learning–what-it-is-why-it-works-and-where-its-going.html
• Assessment in games based learning http://shoyulearning.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/assessment-in-game-based-learning/
• Gaming Consoles in Education http://benpaddlejones.edublogs.org/2010/12/07/gaming-consoles-in-education/?sms_ss=twitter&at_xt=4cfe23fd1a351dcf,0
• Gaming in education http://q-ontech.blogspot.com/2011/03/gaming-in-education.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FZXPOH+%28Frequently+Asked+Q%29
• Creating game-like engagement for learning http://secondclassroom.ning.com/profiles/blogs/creating-gamelike-engagement?xg_source=shorten_twitter
• Games in education http://gamesined.wikispaces.com/
• Reflections on Play, Pedagogy, and World of Warcraft http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/ReflectionsonPlayPedagogyandWo/213663
• Social network games http://stephenslighthouse.com/2010/06/02/social-gaming/
• Gaming can make a better world http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html
. Gates Foundation http://www.gatesfoundation.org/press-releases/Pages/common-core-tools-110427.aspx

More tools for making games
. http://scratch.mit.edu/
http://www.proprofs.com/games/create-game/
http://www.purposegames.com/
http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker
http://www.libraryjournal.com/slj/articlesatechnology/888756-464/cool_tools_create_your_own.html.csp
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/04/21/the-best-websites-for-creating-online-learning-games/
• Easy to make games http://facstaff.uww.edu/jonesd/games/index.html
• Hot potato http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/quandary.php language games http://www.oilte.ie/colloquium/presents/Cazaux/nathalie.htm making flashcards http://www.ehow.com/how_7513759_create-hot-potatoes-flash-cards.html
• 7 ways to make your own games http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/11/seven-ways-to-build-your-own.html?sms_ss=twitter&at_xt=4cefe014c700ae8c,0
. Games in moodle http://docs.moodle.org/en/Game_module and http://elearningbrothers.com/quizzes-and-games-for-moodle/

More Free Educational Game Sites
• 10 Word Games to build student’s word skills collected in a Jog the Web . http://kbkonnected.tumblr.com/post/4723298856/10-word-games-to-build-students-word-skills-collected
• Academy skill builders http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/
• Anatomy http://www.anatomyarcade.com/
• BBC climate challenge http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/hottopics/climatechange/climate_challenge/
• Children’s Rights http://www.wildwebwoods.org/popup_langSelection.php
• CSI Web adventures http://forensics.rice.edu/
• Defence 2020 http://www.defence2020.info/interactives/
• Educational games about parliament http://www.peo.gov.au/multimedia/games.html
• Electrocity http://www.electrocity.co.nz/
• Environment and ecology http://www.scholastic.com/growgreen/virtualforest/
• Fractions http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/equivalentfractions/
• Game Library http://sls.gvboces.org/gaming/gamelibrary
• Games for geography http://www.games4geog.com/
• Games relating to subjects http://sls.gvboces.org/gaming/
• Geo games http://reachtheworld.org/geogames/index.html
• Grades 1-5 http://www.cyberkidzgames.com/
. edheads http://www.edheads.org/ science, math, and critical thinking.
• Grammar and Punctuation http://www.mape.org.uk/startower/starpunc/resources/files/darkwood.htm and http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm and http://www.savethecomma.com/game/ and Semi colons and colons http://www.curriculumbits.com/prodimages/details/english/colons-semi-colons.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/games/
• Imagine games http://www.imaginegames.eu/eng/Games-Directory
• Lottery of life http://www.thelotteryoflife.co.uk/ see how life might have been if born in another country
• Music http://www.y8.com/games/Music_Match
• My sustainable house http://www.mysusthouse.org/
• Save the planet http://www.powerupthegame.org/home.html
• Simulations for global learning http://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/go/pid/1315
• Stop disasters http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/home.html
• Typing games http://www.mytypinggames.com/

SLAQ May 2011 PowerPoint Presentation http://my.brainshark.com/Gamification-816096179#

 
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