Hi My name is Liz and I live in Victoria, Australia. I am interested in how technology is changing the way we learn, work and play. Having done 2 previous Moocs I decided to do this one on gamification in education. Beware I am a bit of a lurker. I don't play online games but I watch grand children who do (obsessively so sometimes). I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge in this area.
It sounds as if you and I will be approaching this from very similar points. This is my first MOOC so I'm almost more interested in that aspect than the games. Have you found MOOCs a good resource so far?
Hi Liz, Thanks for mentioning your grandchildren. I have a teenage grandson who loves gaming, and I'm planning to use him as a resource for what I don't understand as I go through this course! Ellenh9@aol.com
Welcome, Lizzyslinks! Don't worry about lurking. We've been warned. Somewhere, Lizzy slinks. :-)
One of the great things about MOOCs is that anyone can participate at any level. That means that anyone who has knowledge to contribute can -- students are teachers here, or put more directly, we are all students and we are all teachers. So feel free to add to the MOOC experience with stories, guest posts from the grandchildren, white papers, questions, etc.!