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Gamify Your Class: Active Learning Strategies to Engage College Students

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Gamified courses frequently outperform traditional courses by using familiar technology to create an engaging and active learning environment to challenge students. How can you introduce gamified techniques into your class and enhance the learning process for your students? Join us for this highly-informative, 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • Tips to develop a gamified course structure in higher education
  • Keys for selecting games that will best fit the needs of your students
  • Specific gamified course examples - what works & what doesn't
  • Emerging trends in gamification - what the future holds

Program Highlights

  • Getting Started with Gamification: Essentials for College Educators

    • Implementing gamification in higher ed: Tips for a successful start
    • Keys for identifying the specific needs of your course
    • How to facilitate & manage a classroom gaming environment
    • Game-based assessment methods: Proven techniques that work
  • Key Components of Gamified Courses: Programs & Resources for Success

    • What types of games would have the biggest impact with students
    • Top game-like apps to improve skills & foster active learning
    • Real life examples of gamified pedagogy in higher ed
    • The future of gamification - trends for college courses
  • Engagement Strategies: Gamify the Classroom & Energize Students

    • How to use points and badges to track and reward performance
    • Tips to promote critical & strategic thinking using educational games
    • Gamification techniques to support struggling & talented students
    • The do's and don'ts of a gamified course - guidelines for success
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Jared Covili has been a technology integration specialist with the Utah Education Network (UEN) for the past ten years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Tools, geospatial learning, web page design, and digital devices. Jared's background is in secondary education where he was a Language Arts teacher at a secondary level. Beside his work at UEN, Jared is also an adjunct faculty member of the College of Education at the University of Utah, where he teaches technology integration classes to undergraduate students.

  • He received his Bachelor's degree in English and his Master's degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.
  • He has served as the president of Utah Coalition for Educational Technology and currently serves on the UCET board.
  • Jared's first book, Going Google: Powerful Tools for 21st Century was published by Cowrin Press in 2012 and is second book, Classroom in the Cloud, is set to release in early 2015.

Program Benefits

Discover how to successfully incorporate game-based strategies in your college courses to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes.