Category Archives: game-based learning

How Open Educational Resources Give Faculty and Students What They Want

Undergraduate costs are on the rise and student loan debt is a huge issue impacting today’s society. How can we, as higher education professionals, help limit the costs for students while also ensuring and promoting their success? This week we welcome Sandy King, Professor of Communications with the Anne Arundel Community College to discuss her […]

Edtech is a Human Experience: My First SXSWedu

Sometimes you have to start at the end to see the beginning more clearly.  On my {somewhat delayed} journey home from SXSWedu, our Mike Abbiatti posed the question, “if technology is all it’s cracked up to be, why do we spend so much time in airplanes and hotels?”   For me this is a simple answer. We’re […]

Dispatch from WCET12: November 2, 2012

We enjoyed another great day in San Antonio for the WCET Annual Meeting.  We’re happy to share some highlights with you. Equity: The Answer to National Completion Goals David Longanecker, WICHE President, introduced Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in Education, who gave evidence that we cannot reach our national completion goals without vast improvements in the completion […]

Do you have CLASS?

Game-based learning, gamification and badges are gathering steam across higher education as forms of student engagement and alternative credentialing.  As your cooperative, WCET designed our authentic experience of badges and game-based learning to give our members and friends a way to hands-on wtih these educational practices, not just read about them. “Who’s Got Class?” launched […]

Journey with WCET into Badges & Game Based Learning

Today WCET is pleased to announce the kick-off of Who’s Got Class? Our new badge and game-based learning initiative.  This customized multi-player game provides our members and friends with the opportunity to explore the emerging, evolving world of badges and games while learning more about WCET programs and services and engaging in a light-hearted competition […]