The Monday MOOC: Game Elements for Learning

Game Elements for LearningWhenever I find myself bleary-eyed after hours of clubbing virtual bunnies in order to level my bunny clubbing skill, I can’t help but think how industrious I would be if there were meaningless virtual rewards attached to my actual real-world activities. That may sound like sarcasm, but sadly, it’s true.

Game Elements for Learning is an upcoming “mini-MOOC” running for four weeks starting on July 1st. It’s aimed at educators, primarily those teaching online, who want to integrate game elements in their courses. And if I can actually pull myself away from building my virtual library in Skyrim for a few hours a week this summer, I might drop in and check it out myself…