My name is Jessica, and I am an instructional developer at the University of Texas - Pan American soon to be UT - Rio Grande Valley.
My Quest: As others have mentioned, I am here to learn more about Game Based Learning and Gamification. I am an Instructional Developer and would like to help service faculty that are interested in incorporating game based learning/gamification to their courses.
Weapon of Choice: I have been using Second Life since 2007 and we are also exploring Unity. I am also interested in how we can utilize the Blackboard Learn Environment (Achievements) in conjunction with Virtual Worlds and stand alone.
Level of Education: Higher Education Types of games: Exploring this area Gaming Experience: I've played Role playing games in the Xbox and PS2 (single player mostly). As well as Wii. For the PC I've played Civilization long ago and for the Mac I just downloaded World of Warcraft. Expectations of GBL's affect: To see improvements in interest, scores, deeper knowledge of course. Looking for Collaborators: Most definitely, especially to make contacts for my professors.