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Gamifying Extension Education

Our team at University of Connecticut (UConn) Extension is developing a game to help consumers understand food labels. We're interested in learning how other Extension programs are incorporating gamification into their programs.

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1. Do you incorporate interactive learning into your Extension program?

Not sure

What types of interactive learning do you include? (Select all that apply)

Classroom technologies
Virtual reality
Augmented reality
Mobile learning
Online learning
Technology enhanced learning

What barriers are preventing Extension educators from including interactive learning? How can we overcome these barriers?

What type of Extension program did you include interactive learning in? (select all that apply)

4-H Youth
Family and Consumer Science
Natural Resources

What types of interactive learning have been the most beneficial in creating awareness and/or behavior changes?

What elements do you include in games and interactive learning activities?

How do you evaluate interactive learning? (select all that apply)

Pre- and post-test
Time spent on the activity
Survey questions throughout the activity
End of activity survey

What tools do you need to increase interactive learning in your Extension program?

What is one piece of advice you would give someone including an interactive learning activity in their Extension program?

Posted by Stacey Stearns ·

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