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2nd May 2013: Gamified Educational E-tivities? by Karenne Sylvester

karenne sylvester

Please come along to The Castle Hotel in Manchester on the 2nd of May from 7pm to enjoy this talk

Name of speaker and subject:

Karenne Sylvester

Title of talk:

Gamified Educational E-tivities: Chocolate-covered Broccoli or Honey-coated Peas?

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

  • Philosophical thinking about games
  • Historical link between games and education
  • Why the terms “educational games” and “serious games” are misnomers
  • Pointsification vs. Gamification
  • What gamified educational e-tivities are and how the addition of sweeteners supports learning

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