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