Episode 6: Talking Game-based Learning with Dr. Tony Betrus

December 17, 2013

In this episode, I interview Dr. Tony Betrus who is a Professor of Educational Technology at SUNY Potsdam. Dr. Betrus discusses his personal journey with games and games-based learning. He describes the importance of game-based learning in the classroom. Dr. Betrus provides several examples of research he has conducted. He ends with advice about integrating game-based learning into the classroom.

To learn more about the work of Dr. Betrus visit http://www2.potsdam.edu/betrusak/Publications/ He has graciously provided direct links to many of his publications.

Dr. Betrus showed a book published by ISTE that has a chapter in it that he co-wrote. You can view more information about the book at Playing Games in School: Video Games and Simulations for Primary and Secondary Education

You can visit the following link to see a link to a course Dr. Betrus teaches on game-based learning http://www2.potsdam.edu/betrusak/566/IT566Summer2013.html

 

Episode 5: Talking Game-based Learning with Dr. Jake Enfield

December 16, 2013

In this episode, I interview Dr. Jake Enfield who is an Assistant Professor of Multimedia at California State University Northridge. Dr. Enfield discusses game-based learning in the classroom. He discusses the importance of using game-based learning. Dr. Enfield ends with advice about how to integrate digital game-based learning in the classroom.

You can view the algebra game Dr. Enfiled discussed in the video. Visit  http://www.jacobenfield.com/algebra

Visit his Web site at: http://www.ctva.csun.edu/OverviewBios/Enfield.html