Steve Bader graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Computer Programming. During his course of study he began using and became proficient in Web Application Development using Microsoft's .Net Framework, joining the DotNetNuke open source community. After four years of programming, followed by five years working as a project leader in the private sector and moving toward LAMP stack development, Steve returned back to his Alma Mater as a Business & Technology Application Specialist where he maintains and improves software used for learning. Steve has focused his efforts, for more than a year, in creating the Gamification Module used inside of Moodle, to help enrich the learning experience of students. Four courses currently are piloting The Gamification Module and general availability is expected in the Fall. He is also co-owner of Nine Oak Media, a North Carolina company that focuses on the development of educational games and media.