Gamification Versus Game-based Learning
Gamification as a teaching strategy aims to enhance learning by using a game-style format to motivate students to participate in learning activities. Gamification is sometimes confused with game-based learning.
In game-based learning, students learn through games, while in gamification, game-like elements are applied to non-game activities to boost student motivation and engagement. Gamification is often characterized by rewards systems such as leaderboards, badges and point systems while game-based learning requires students to play games via toys, electronics and ...Continue Reading →