By - Jeremy Royster

Sample Quest: GamEDX

Get ready to embark on a sample quest that will model a variety of fun, personalized, grit-building elements you’ll want to employ in your instructional environment.

And what are those elements?

Look at the chart below to see how GamEDX-infused instruction can inspire your learners to unwittingly meet educational goals!

 

To learn more about GamEDX:

1.)  First, watch the Extra Credits educational video about gamification below.  

More From Extra Credits

 

2.) Next, choose from EITHER of the EscapEDX Rooms below.  (If you get stumped any time during play, take a peek at the EscapEDX Room Answer Key to get help moving to the next activity or to analyze the design of the games.  The goal is to leverage game design to make perseverance through difficult challenges rewarding and to take the shame out of asking for help!  

 

a.) For a straight-forward 2D puzzle trail, try the Google Form below!

EscapEDX Room Answer Key

 

b.) For a more immersive virtual reality (VR) simulation, find the START button to play as you learn!

EscapEDX Room Answer Key

 

Now Look What You’ve Learned!


After Enrollment…

Once enrolled in the course you’ll have an opportunity to:

    • create GamEDX quests and quizzes
    • play games created by fellow enrollees
    • receive personalized feedback

Every quest will include a chart like the one below describing the motivation strategies used.  For example, this GamEDX quest modeled “grit-orientation” because you had an Answer Key safety net and unlimited opportunities to persevere if you experienced setbacks during the EscapEDX Room activity.

 

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