IT Department holds webinar on “Gamification Pedagogy”

The Information Technology Department conducted a webinar on “Gamification Pedagogy” on 1st February 2022, via MS Teams. The webinar which was organized and facilitated by the IT Staff Professional Development Committee (SPDC) aimed to inform participants about how incorporating ‘game-like’ activities can develop students’ critical thinking, decision-making, problem –solving and technical skills as well as communication skills. IT faculty member, Mr. Edgardo Dalan Jr.  from the Software Engineering section, served as the resource speaker. He discussed the basic elements of gamification, how gamification can be incorporated in higher education and how to gamify a course. He demonstrated how some students managed to integrate some of the gamification concepts while designing a space exploration educator application. Forty-nine staff members from IT, Networking and Math sections attended the webinar.

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