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Comparison of Gamification, GBL and Serious games

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COMPARISON POINTS

GAME-BASED LEARNING

GAMIFICATION IN EDUCATION

EDUCATIONAL GAME

CONCEPT

OBJECTIVE

PRIMARY DRIVER(why used)

KEY QUESTION

TECHNIQUES

The application of game mechanics in a non-game context to promote desired behavior and drive learning outcomes.

Often used to drive motivation, but also to make something more playful and gamelike

It can tap into extrinsic or intrinsic rewards (or both). It provides instant perrformance feedback.

1. Progressing to different levels2. Scores3. Avatars4. Virtual currencies5. Competition with friends

training that uses game elements to teach a specific skill or achieve a specific learning outcome

It is an approach to teaching and learning. It takes your core content and objectives and makes it fun.

To improve learning. Gaming creates a dynamic that can inspire learners to develop skills and build an emotional connection to learning and subject matter

1. Motivation2. Relevants practise3. Specific timely4. Story, emotional5. Game goals/challenges

Designed to help people learn about a certain subject, topic, concept, etc.

Teaching the basics and certain subject, topic, etc.

Can be either play or rewards (or both)

Is it fun and engaging?

1. Learning2. Problem solving3. Adaptation4. Interaction5. Enjoyment and pleasure

Is it effective?

Is it effective?

COMPARISON POINTS

GAME-BASED LEARNING

GAMIFICATION IN EDUCATION

EDUCATIONAL GAME

BENEFITS

REWARDS

CONTENT

EXAMPLES

1. Better learning experience2. Better learning environment3. Instant feedback4. Prompting behavioural change5. can be applied for most learning needs

Earn experience points and levels

KahootQuizzizClassDojoClassroom Carrots

1. Increases a child's memory2. Computer, simulation fluency3. Helps with fast strategic thinking, problem-solving4.Develops hand-eye coordination5. Skill building

Intrinsically rewards. Losing may or may not be possible because the point is to motivate people to take action

SimCityCivilizationWorld of WarcraftMinecraft

1. Motor skills2. social development3. focus and memory4. self-esteem5. creativity

Scoring points

A structured, competitive activity, game played withtin a context, or a story

PictionaryHangmanScattergoriesPuzzles

Usually morphed to fit the story and scenes of the games

Features are added to the LMS or any other system

GOAL

improve student commitment and engagement to make the learning experience more positive and enhance memory and retention.