Nora Young speaks with Elizabeth Lawley. She’s a professor of interactive games and media, and head of "Just Press Play" at the Rochester Institute of Technology. They talk about adding a "game layer" to education. Click the Listen button to stream this interview now, or download the podcast here.
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Gamification: why shouldn’t life be a game? - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
There are lots of examples of how games and a sense of play can engage people. But as the barriers between the gaming world and the real world break down, does that mean we can use more aspects of gaming in our everyday lives? The idea of gamification—using game mechanics to make changes in the real world—is growing. But is it possible to turn everything into a game?