Online courses expand education in Montana

Missoulian | December 22, 2019

With the increasing popularity of dual enrollment in college courses for high schoolers, and the awareness that not all such courses are available equally across Montana, online offerings would seem an obvious solution. Students in both urban and rural areas may take online dual enrollment courses, which offer students the chance to earn college credit while still in high school. But those come with a set of challenges, some of which are unique to high schoolers. "If your first interaction with college coursework is an online course … it can sometimes create a bit of a shock for students, and in fact, it can produce an outcome that's not beneficial,” said Brock Tessman, deputy commissioner of academic, research and student affairs in the Montana Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE).

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Gamification, by definition, is the use of game design and mechanics to enhance non-game contexts. As gaming technology grew more sophisticated, there came the introduction of “serious games”, based on strategy, time management, and role-playing elements, further enhancing the potential offered by gamification. When it is integrated into schools and curriculums, it opens up many possibilities for new learning experiences, which we invite you to come and explore with us.

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