Game Rush: Motivation and Engagement Strategies for Gamification

Dr. Kate Hixson is a Curriculum Consultant in Pearson’s Custom Curriculum group. She recently earned her Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Prior to graduating, Dr. Hixson was awarded a pre-doctoral fellowship from NASA, for which she designed and evaluated an eLearning program for astronauts flying in long-duration exploration missions. Her research interests include learning theories and instructional design theories using digital technologies.


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