University of the Rockies Academic Staff Present at WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies 2013 Annual Meeting
University of the Rockies’ academic staff members Dr. Julie Frese and Carol Parenteau presented a poster session at the WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Cooperative for Educational Technologies) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado on Thursday, Nov. 14.
In their presentation, “Games…Really? Engaging Faculty through Gaming,” Dr. Frese and Parenteau discussed engaging faculty in online learning communities by utilizing gaming elements. The presenters explained why the strategic combination of engagement and gaming elements results in synergy, and how to meet faculty and staff learning needs while having fun.
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