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Join us at GSummit 2013 (SF, 4/16-18) for 3 days of workshops, sessions, panels and networking dedicated to understanding how to drive behavior in consumers, employees and stakeholders. Top experts in the fields of gamification, loyalty, CRM, enterprise, human resources and training converge at this one-of-a-kind event to share best practices, startling insights and the science of behavior in a unique, engaging and jam-packed format.
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Thursday, April 18 • 1:10pm - 1:30pm
WoWinSchool: How to use WoW and MMORPGs to Engage Students

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What happens in the classroom when learning becomes a heroic journey?  Rather than desks and chalkboards, what if students had quests and guilds?  Going beyond simply swapping grades with badges and achievements, Lucas Gillispie, founder of the WoWinSchool Project, will share the journey he and other adventurous educators have begun using World of Warcraft and other MMORPGs to engage students in a playful approach to practicing reading and writing skills.  Along the way student-heroes are becoming better communicators, leaders, and connecting with a global audience.

Speakers

Lucas Gillispie

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Instructional Designer, Pender County Schools
Lucas Gillispie is an Instructional Technologist for Pender County Schools in North Carolina. An avid gamer, he is passionate about the integration of video games into the learning environment and using games as a model for instruction. He is the founder of the WoWinSchool Project, a program designed to explore the educational potential of online games like World of Warcraft with middle schoolers and leads one of the largest school-based Minecraft implementations in the world. He’s an...
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Thursday April 18, 2013 1:10pm - 1:30pm
Room C (635 8th St San Francisco, CA 94103)

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