Gamification is game-design techniques to engage and motivate people to learn and achive their goals.Where gamification is taking a learning process and applying game principles to it, Game-Based Learning is taking a game and using it for learning.
When Does Gamification Make Sense To Use?
- To encourage a specific response or behavior
- To increase the visibility and perceived importance of otherwise “minor” and less visible actions
- To promote competition; to engage students
- To help students track their own progress