background preloader

ADRIFT: Create your own Interactive Fiction

ADRIFT: Create your own Interactive Fiction
Related:  Gamification, Gbl, Education

Kids Games - Educational Computer Games Online | TurtleDiary AccueiL The Ren'Py Visual Novel Engine Gamification, 10 buoni esempi di aziende che giocano Fabio Viola«I giochi a oggi sono il miglior strumento mai inventato per motivare le persone e incollarle a uno schermo: ecco perché le aziende utilizzano sempre più spesso la gamification per aumentare l’engament con i propri utenti/clienti, rafforzare la loyalty al brand, migliorare processi e rendere meno noiosi alcuni compiti». A parlare è Fabio Viola, esperto di gamification, game designer, autore del blog gameifications.com, coordinatore didattico del master in Engagement & Gamification dello IED Milano e membro del comitato scientifico del master in Gamification dell’Università Tor Vergata a Roma. Un guru della materia, insomma, che ci tiene a sgombrare subito il campo dalle definizioni non corrette del termine gamification. A Fabio Viola, che è stato anche ospite di EconomyUpTv (GUARDA LA VIDEOINTERVISTA), abbiamo chiesto di raccontarci dieci casi in cui le aziende hanno utilizzato la gamification con efficacia. Ecco la sua lista. Zombies, Run! English Attack! quant’altro.

The Best Apps for Educators | Mediashift In a speech 30 years ago, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs envisioned a computer-as-book, wirelessly connected to others. And the first-generation iPad fulfilled this image of a passive computing device. Click image to read the entire series But three years later, the iPad has proven itself equally adept on the creation side of the computing equation — and its role in education is no exception. The iPad is the No. 1 selling tablet, with 84 million units sold in its first nine quarters. According to Information Week: Use of tablets and smartphones by K-12 students has hit 50%, according to an analysis released in October at the Wireless EdTECH conference by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. Mobile devices coupled with cloud services — files and applications stored on servers accessed via WiFi or mobile data networks — make educators’ lives more convenient but at the expense of a 24/7 lifestyle. 1. And none as easy to use as Dropbox — until now. Need more space or features? 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Gamestar Mechanic The Guide to Digital Games and Learning | MindShift | KQED News | KQED Public Media for Northern CA MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning How can games unlock a rich world of learning? This is the big question at the heart of the growing games and learning movement that’s gaining momentum in education. The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning [PDF] explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use. The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and Learning Publishing Council. Here's a preview of the table of contents: Introduction: Getting in the Game (Page 4) An overview of games in the classroom from Katie Salen Tekinbaş, executive director of the Institute of Play. What the Research Says About Gaming and Screen Time (Page 6) Much of the research around digital games and screen time is evolving.

Home Augmented Reality in Education | Işıl Boy's Blog String Augmented reality is a 3D learning environment which connects real and virtual world. It provides interactive tools for learning, and fosters informal learning. Besides, augmented reality increases motivation and engages learners. Above all, augmented reality is good for kinesthetic learners; it enables learners participate interactively with computer generated simulations. My Top 3 Augmented Reality Apps: Quick Writer: is a text editor which enable you to watch things while you are typing. Digital Storytelling with Augmented Reality: Zooburst: is a digital storytelling app that lets you create your own 3D pop-up book. How to Create Augmented Reality: You can create augmented reality with Metaio! Some Articles on Augmented Reality:

Adrift 5 is a text-based user interface that allows users to test and create text adventures. This program is free to download and has the same features as an early text adventure games made popular on early computers. by aaron_literacy_resources_collection Jun 21

Related: