Webinar on the pedagogy of online and offline Games-based learning

I was thrilled to get the invitation from LearnTech Asia to be a panelist on their upcoming Webinar on 26 August at 5:00 am SAST. I will share the floor with Sonia Michaels and Talitha Amalia. We will share tips on essential features of instructional games, how to use games to improve learners engagement and choosing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]