CUNY Games Network member Anders Wallace has a great post up on the blog of the CUNY Graduate Center’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development about the ways that game-based learning can be professional development for faculty. In Game-Based Learning: from Teaching to Professional Development, Anders reviews GBL and discusses a workshop that the CUNY Games Network offered last year. He notes that:
One of the reasons most people turn to game-based learning (GBL) is that they want to enliven their classroom. This blog post discusses some reasons, benefits, and drawbacks for using game-based learning as part of your teaching practice. It also discusses some simple ways to get started, as well as some resources that can take you further should you find that your curiosity is piqued.
Head on over to the Office of Career Planning and Professional Development’s blog and read the whole piece!