Gamification is an approach to motivating students by incorporating game elements into the learning environment. These game mechanics can be used as motivational tools to encourage student engagement and achievement.
When you hear the word gamification, do you think about leaderboards, badges, and levels? While some are motivated by these approaches, others don’t find them engaging in the activities to achieve them is traditional classwork. Some may even consider this type of extrinsic motivation as another way to grade learners.
In this course, we’ll explore the concept of gamification, and consider how gamification can increase engagement and improve outcomes.