Creative Histology – Learning Through Gaming

When we hear about learning through gaming, we think about games for 5-year-olds or teens, but the fun has no age limits. Histology is quite a challenging subject to learn, it is abstract and vast and yet so beautiful when you understand it, hence the University of Eastern Finland got creative. Putting the Fun in Finland The Finnish have been known for implementing alternative learning strategies for a while now and this time around it was the turn of dental and medical students. The professors wanted to see if their…

Contrasting Gaming-Based Against Traditional Resources

Gamification of learning has long been a tool of teachers all over the world, from little competitive dances that enhance retentive capacities, to learning videogames. There are those that believe that learning through gaming should be limited to little kids online, and then those who believe that gamification is for everybody. What is the Truth? The truth is that, while some people learn through the traditional methods just fine, you might be having a hard time learning a certain subject and games help there. While traditional resources for learning involve…