The art and science of GBL: Game Based Learning

The art and science of GBL: Game Based Learning

Gamification
Gaming in the Classroom Over 60%: of learners say leader boards and competition would motivate them. 80% of learners would be more productive if learning was more game-like. 97% of teachers use digital games created for educational use. 70% of teachers saw increase in student engagement when using educational video games. “Gamification should be about driving learning and behavior change” — Karl Kapp, professor of instructional technology, Bloomsburg University Source: Online-Education-Degrees.net
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Gamification In Education

Gamification In Education

Gamification
Gamification In Education “Gamification is the process of using game mechanics and game thinking in non-gaming contexts to engage users and to solve problems. Gamification leverages game design, loyalty program design and behavioral economics to create the optimal context for behavior change and successful outcomes.” Engagement Alliance Developers and educators are very interested into looking into these processes and learning through “unconventional” techniques using technology. In today’s day in age, with so many distractions (a lot of them tech distractions), education in the 21st century is focusing more on engaging students, keeping them engaged and creating a self-learner approach. The process of learning needs to be fun and this can be seen various EdTech companies. The look and feel that games provide engage learners on a deeper more meaningful level.…
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Serious Games – Instructional Design Best Practices

Serious Games – Instructional Design Best Practices

Blog, Serious Games
When building a Serious Game it is a good idea to consider an Instructional Design process and applying the principles of Instructional Design. This infographic illustrates best practices in instructional design for Serious Games and using game mechanics and gamification to engage the user. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics
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