Gamification of Education

Game Makers Apprentice cover

Habgood, J. & Overmars, M. (). The gamemaker’s apprentice: Game development for beginners.

The Game Maker’s Apprentice: Game development for beginners by Jacob Habgood and Mark Overmars is a cookbook approach to basic game design using the included CD that features YoYo Games proprietary software. The book provides needed graphics (sprites/ backgrounds/ etc.), sounds, and instructions to create objects and interactive games for both individual, cooperative, and HCI play. My reflection of the entire book, correlated to educational theories, is included below:

Gamification of Education: A reflective correlation of The Game Maker’s Apprentice to effective education

Knewton Infographic on Gamification of Education:

Gamification Infographic

Created by Knewton and Column Five Media

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