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AWS Elastic Beanstalk – Deploy Web Applications from GitHub.  Watch the video to see how you can adopt an application, like CourseGames, from GitHub without cost on Amazon AWS.
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Researchers report low achievement, student boredom, and alienation, along with high dropout rates connected to engagement (Fredricks, Blumenfeld, & Paris, 2004; Swap & Walter, 2015).  Especially in the STEM fields those problems are escalated by high attrition rates. Between 2003 and 2009, 48% of bachelor’s degree students left the STEM fields… (Show more)
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Please, enjoy a few resources to introduce gamification through peer-reviewed articles and free books.   Fuchs, M. (2014). Predigital Precursors of Gamification. In M. Fuchs, S. Fizek, P. Ruffino, & N. Schrape (Eds.), Rethinking Gamification. Lüneburg: Meson Press. Retrieved from… (Show more)
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Welcome to gamification.  As a level 1 introduction please try these videos.  Afterwards, please read some research from the next blog posts in this series.   Meaningful Play: Getting Gamification Right - YouTube   Fun is the Future: Mastering Gamification - YouTube   Gamifying Education - How to Make Your Classroom Truly Engaging - Extra… (Show more)
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Problem domain:   While STEM industry is growing as much as 28% since year 2000, compared to 6% in other industries, and 230,246 STEM jobs were created in 2014-2015, skilled workers are not available.  Universities produced only 30,835 graduates from 2014-2015.  The attrition rate in STEM education is significant.  48% of bachelor’s candidates…
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