Game based learning a perspective from 3 continents.

I’ve enjoyed interacting with educators from different continents around game based learning. The webinar was hosted by  #LEARNWithTeacher with panelists Talitha Amalia of Solve Education!, Indonesia; Amanda Calitz of University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; and Sonia Michaels of DigiPen Institute of Technology, USA. We are almost going live! Are you ready? @AsiaLearntech https://t.co/l7DD99tew0 pic.twitter.com/oXLX5joCUJ — Amanda Calitz #MIEFellow #techwomen20_21 (@AmandaCalitz) August 26, 2020…

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Nursing Education Postgraduate students embrace game based learning.

I just love my job and interacting with people. One of the awesome groups that I can interact with is the Nursing Education Postgraduate students. They have started a project where they incorporate game based learning #GBL to their studies. Minecraft Education Edition is the chosen platform. Students are building a chosen system of the body…

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Nurses can use Minecraft E:E in the classroom

Zelda Laurie and Amanda Calitz created a poster presentation around their experience with game based learning and Minecraft in the classroom. They won the poster competition at the ANEC conference hosted by the Nursing Educator Association(NEA) in South Africa. You can visit NEA’s website here. @AmandaCalitz and I, introducing Game-based learning and Minecraft at ANEC…

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Using Minecraft Education Edition In the Undergraduate Occupational Therapy Curriculum at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa

Occupational therapy focuses on promoting health and wellness through the therapeutic use of everyday occupations. Individuals who live in rural less-resourced contexts experience unique challenges with daily tasks such as bathing, cooking and doing laundry, as amenities such as water and electricity are frequently not easily available. Occupational Therapy students are currently trained to assess…

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