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Episode 114: How Games Can Re-Energize Your Course, Increase Student Engagement, and Improve Learning with Dr. Ray Kimball

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In episode 114 of the Lecture Breakers podcast, Dr. Ray Kimball is here to talk with us about how games can re-energize your courses, increase student engagement, and improve learning.

Ray shares how his mindset shifted after teaching one of his first college courses and how he could tell he needed to mix things up. When he introduced a game into his classroom, he saw and felt the transformation in his students’ learning and his own excitement and enthusiasm as a teacher. He hasn’t looked back since!

In this episode, we talk about why games are such powerful teaching and learning strategies. We also talk about what types of games are best if you’re just getting started and he shares some do’s and don’ts as you start planning to introduce a game into your course.

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