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The Psychology Of Gamification In Education: Why Rewards Matter For Learner Engagement

The Psychology Of Gamification In Education: Why Rewards Matter For Learner Engagement | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it
Check how the psychology of Gamification In Education makes learners come back for more, over and over again. The Psychology Of Gamification In Education!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Kim Flintoff
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Tony Guzman's curator insight, September 17, 2015 5:16 PM

This article shares about the psychology behind what motivates us to learn, and what makes us retain that crucial knowledge via gamification.

Josep M Torra Colom's curator insight, September 19, 2015 6:50 AM

añada su visión ...

Vanessa Camilleri's curator insight, September 25, 2015 8:17 AM

This might come out sounding like learning requires the carrot on a stick but in fact, it's more about making work that might be tedious and based on drill and practice a bit more fun and competitive. Learning requires a much deeper engagement than can in my opinion be achieved with gamification techniques. 

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Why games are good for learning?

Why games are good for learning? | Learning Happens Everywhere! | Scoop.it

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Julio Cirnes's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:46 PM

Please teacher, more games!

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 2014 8:19 AM

Self explanatory visual on the benefits of gaming as a means of learning. Outlined are the rewards, mastery, engagement, intensity, exercise, readiness, and competitiveness. These types of graphics need to be displayed in the classroom. There's always parents who are unsure of how gaming qualifies as teaching. Can't they just sit their kid in front of an iPad all day at home? Well, in the appropriate setting, with the right direction and guidance, games are certainly good for learning. Some people just don't know that from experience yet.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 27, 10:01 AM
Why games are good for learning?