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Featured SlideShare on Gamification:

Game-based Learning in Higher Education from Anne Derryberry

As an associate at Sage Road Solutions, Anne Derryberry designs and produces large-scale digital media systems for learning and communications. She applies advanced technologies and techniques like game dynamics, social media and more to create innovative, award-winning programs that facilitate learning. Anne has been published in Educause and in Learning Solutions Magazine, and she has given many presentations on game-based learning in various professional venues.  You can find more information about Anne's presentations and articles in her LinkedIn Profile.


Featured Book:

Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Immersive Interfaces: Virtual Worlds, Gaming, and Simulation, by Charles Wankel and Patrick Blessinger. (2012). UK: Higher Education Teaching and Learning.

This book "uses case studies, surveys, and literature reviews to critically examine how gaming, simulation, and virtualization are being used to improve teamwork and leadership skills in students, create engaging communities of practice, and as experiential learning tools to create inter-cultural, multi-perspective, and global experiences."



Featured Free Education Technology Tool:

For student use or instructor use, try:

. . . to create interactive images with links to videos, websites, text, images, music and more. Scrolling across "linked" parts of the image allows you to open or view the interactive elements within your presentation.



In 2013, as part of a Title III proposal, the LSSU Faculty Center for Teaching was established with the goal of providing resources for faculty to improve teaching.


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