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MOOC Thoughts

Learning about MOOCS recently, so these two articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education caught my eye:

Udacity Will No Longer Offer Free Certificates: The MOOC provider is turning its focus to offerings that include human interaction, project-based assignments, and tuition. 163 more words


Gamified Software Development

In the recent past I have been learning about “Gamification”. I started thinking if I can think of a development process instead of the regular way how it would be? 360 more words


First Ever @Oppifestival - a Good Mix of Local and Global, of Big and Small

Last weekend the very first Oppi Festival finally saw the daylight. I managed to stick quite well to my original plan of visiting various sessions. I must say that the organizers did a really good job, they had managed to invite amazingly good set of speakers, given that this indeed was the first time this event was organized. 202 more words


What is Gamification?

Gamification is applying the game concept to a non game context. The non game context or problem  can be anything, such as internal to the company, external or customer facing, real world environmental issues etc… 92 more words

About Gamification

Gaming as the Future of Learning: The Truly Epic Win [Part 1]

Cross-posted at The Educator’s Room

What if the future of learning is not measuring student achievement in high stakes standardized testing?  What if, instead, the future of learning is in the magic of a great game?   1,477 more words

Ed Reform

Gamification 1 Day Workshop ...the wild & wonderful!

Yesterday we had the privilege of doing a one day workshop with Capitec Bank South Africa in Cpt. It’s always incredibly rewarding to see people experience freedom in learning, some of them for the first time. 143 more words