This past week at the Alaska Society for Education (ASTE) conference in Anchorage, I met a whole lot of great people with interesting ideas about education. Two of those people were Nicole Fuerst and Matthew Turner, who collaborated on a set of presentations at ASTE exhibiting their experience with and the promise in using badges and gamification for K-12 education. Their practice, as well as their proposals, were grounded in the works of Sebastian Deterding and Richard Bartle, both of whom come up in the podcast.
A rendering of Richard Bartle’s 4 player types from The Transmedia Storyteller Blog.
A snapshot of my “Community Member” Teacher’s badge.
- Earth. “Omens and Portents I: The Driver.” The Bees Make Honey in the Lion’s Skull. Southern Lord Records, 2008.