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  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2005)
    1. Explain Online Games 2. Explain why they should not be ignored. 3. Look at some related communities. 4. Look at what happens in and around games.
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2005)
    Several ways to address learning are: 1) through learning theories, 2) through learning styles (treated as distinct from learning theories here), and 3) through instructional design theories and models. This paper looks ...
  • Parker, J. R.; Becker, Katrin; Heavy Head, Ryan (University of Calgary, 2006)
    Games are thought of as a waster of vast amounts of time for students. Homework does not always get done. Why not make the game the homework?
  • Becker, Katrin; Jacobsen, D. Michele (University of Calgary, 2005)
    Games Studies is still a relatively new field where much basic research remains to be done. This study asks K-12 teachers about their attitudes towards the use of games for teaching, what factors facilitate their use and ...
  • Becker, Katrin (Canadian Network For Innovation In Education, 2014)
    In a recent online presentation Charles M. Reigeluth, he said that the future of Ed Tech would require a change of paradigm of pedagogy. Gamification is one such new pedagogy that can be implemented without the need for ...
  • Becker, Katrin; Gunson, Darlene; Blair, Haboun; Cheng, Louis; Hayden-Isaak, Michelle; Miller, Christine (IEEE, 2015-10)
    This paper is about the collective experiences of a graduate level education course that had been partially gamified. A common model for graduate level Education courses uses a seminar approach where participants complete ...
  • Becker, Katrin; Nicholson, Scott (ETC Press, 2016)
    The term “gamification” is relatively new, but its exact origins are not known. The first recorded use was in the digital media industry in 2008 and it has become popular in the last couple of years (Deterding, Dixon, ...
  • Becker, Katrin (Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE), 2014)
    Many people struggle with the fundamental concepts underlying Mendelian genetics. As soon as we involve more than two traits things get complicated. The classic examples are fine, but additional resources can be helpful. ...
  • Lexier, Roberta; Rathburn, Melanie ( 2016-04)
    Global citizenship is frequently identified by industry, government, and universities in Canada as an important outcome of education. However, there is significant debate about the meaning of this term. The goals of this ...
  • Engler, Steven; Gardiner, Mark Q. (DIN – Tidsskrift for religion og kulturhttp://ojs.novus.no/index.php/DIN, 2013)
    In this paper we argue that, despite the fact that the term ‘god’ may be used effectively as a comparative concept in the study of religion within narrowly circumscribed contexts, the risks of doing so as a broad cross-cultural ...
  • Mendoza-Duran, A.; Quinn, Michael S. (International Journal of Wildernesshttps://ijw.org/, 2010)
    The proposed Castle Wilderness (Canada) and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) are used to demonstrate the application of a pluridimensional spectrum of governance framework to evaluate the influence of ...
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2003)
    Rubrics are a relatively well understood assessment instrument, although it doesn't appear to be heavily used in CSE. "Learning increases, even in its serendipitous aspects, when learners have a sense of what they are ...
  • Jackson, Brian; MacMillan, Margy; Sinotte, Michelle (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Librarieshttp://www.iatul.org/, 2014)
    In the fall of 2012, our library surveyed teaching faculty to gauge their expectations around students’ use of information. We asked instructors what they thought was important for students to know in each year of study, ...
  • Hays, Lauren; Dahlqvist, Claes; Christiansen, Erik G. ( 2018-10-25)
    Information literacy (IL) is both a discipline and transdisciplinary skill (ACRL, 2015). Its transdisciplinary and context-dependant application, as well as its theoretical underpinnings, make it a natural fit within the ...
  • Carter, Lorraine; Salyers, Vince; Page, A.; Williams, L.; Albl, L.; Hofsink, C. (Canadian Journal of Learning & Technologyhttp://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt, 2012)
    This paper describes a faculty development model called the highly relevant mentoring (HRM) model; the model includes a framework as well as some practical strategies for meeting the professional development needs of ...
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2006)
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2005)
    Through the combined efforts of many dedicated researchers across the globe, the “message” of the value of games for learning is starting to be heard in formal education, but there remains considerable resistance. One way ...
  • Hayman, Richard (Information for Social Changehttp://libr.org/isc/, 2009)
    Human rights centres and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have crucial information support needs, many of which can be met by the existing and ongoing development of information technology software applications. For ...