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Kevin Werbach
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My piece for The Conversation on the value of Gamification: http://t.co/ja8bfG1r4X
We're hardwired to love finding patterns, solving puzzles, mastering challenges. Business, education, health, marketing and other fields tap into these drives via game elements to help us hit goals or change behavior.
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Getting ready for Monday's launch of my next Coursera Gamification MOOC session for 43,000 students and counting.  

You can still sign up at https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification. And in the meantime, post photos of gamification examples you encounter in the real world to hashtag #GamifyIt on Twitter or Instagram. My TAs will highlight the best ones on the course forums. (Nothing like a little competition to get motivational juices flowing!)
Gamification is a free online class taught by Kevin Werbach of University of Pennsylvania
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Is it going to be the same or is it going to be somehow updated? Thank you for your answer. 
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I just posted a 1-minute teaser video for the next session of my Gamification MOOC on Coursera, which starts January 26. Did you know that the board game Monopoly can teach us something about designing for motivation? 
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Loved your course! Learned a lot and was able to use it in my work. 
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Hey everyone, the next session of my Coursera Gamification MOOC starts January 26! Tell a friend. Heck, even tell your enemies!
https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Gamification is a free online class taught by Kevin Werbach of University of Pennsylvania
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Beautiful! Looks like our "YZ". 
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My new post on Medium: "Like Uber for Wireless", on how Google's wireless initiative might help realize the immense potential of the Internet of Things.
Ever since the news broke that Google is planning to offer a wireless service, I’ve been terribly intrigued. The latest …
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VERY INTERESTING A MUST READ! THANK YOU KEVIN WERBACH! ! KIKI D. 
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We had a great pre-course Q&A Hangout last night for the 2015 #GamificationMOOC  on Coursera. Lots of excellent questions! The free course starts January 26; there's still time to sign up at  https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
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Highly recommend this course from Wharton!
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Dan Hunter and I are putting the finishing touches on a follow-up ebook to For the Win, our best-selling business guide to gamification.  But there's a catch!  

We're initially releasing the new book only to students in the new session of my Coursera Gamification MOOC, which starts January 26.  And we're giving them a special discounted pricing.

Another reason to join more than a quarter million #GamificationMOOC  learners since 2012, from virtually every country on Earth! Sign up at www.coursera.org/course/gamification

http://wdp.wharton.upenn.edu/book/for-the-win/
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The supplement will be available for everyone to purchase, but the discounted price is only for those taking the MOOC this time around.  It's a special arrangement our publisher made, so we can't do it retroactively.
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My first attempt at shakshuka.  
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Send me the recipe -please, kiki
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  • Supernova Group LLC
    Founder, 2002 - present
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Professor, 2004 - present
  • Federal Communications Commission
    Counsel for New Technology Policy, 1994 - 1998
  • EDventure Holdings
    Editor, 1998 - 2002
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Wharton prof, tech policy maven, digital tornado chaser, gamer, gamifier, seeker, MOOCer, dad.
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Kevin Werbach is a leading expert on the legal, business, and public policy dimensions of the Network Age. He is an associate professor of Legal Studies at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and the founder of Supernova Group, a technology consulting firm. He co-led the review of the Federal Communications Commission for the Obama Administration’s Presidential Transition Team, and then served as an expert advisor on broadband issues to the FCC and US Department of Commerce.  A pioneer in the emerging field of gamification, Werbach is the co-author of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business. Over 140,000 students worldwide have taken his massive open online course, and he was named Wharton’s first “Iron Prof” for his presentation, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in World of Warcraft.

Previously, Werbach organized Supernova, a leading executive technology conference; served as Editor of Release 1.0: Esther Dyson’s Monthly Report; and was Counsel for New Technology Policy at the FCC during the Clinton Administration, where he helped develop the US Government’s Internet and e-commerce policies.  He has authored numerous scholarly and popular articles for major publications, and appears frequently in print, online, and broadcast media. He is graduate of UC Berkeley and Harvard Law School.

Education
  • Harvard Law School
    Lawyerin', 1991 - 1994
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Social Science; Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1987 - 1991
  • Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
    Russian, 1990 - 1990
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