Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification

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E-Learning Gamification Made Simple

From e-Learning Uncovered by Tim Slade URL: http://elearninguncovered.com/2015/07/e-learning-gamification-made-simple/ We all love our buzzwords in the field of e-learning. Responsive design, localization, social learning, blended learning, flipped classroom, flat design…the list goes on and on. Although some buzzwords come and go with the times, there are other buzzwords that seem to stick around. E-learning gamification is one…

5 Reasons Why Game-Based Learning Should Matter to Organizations

From Allen Interactions by Karl Kapp URL: http://info.alleninteractions.com/why-game-based-learning-should-matter-to-organizations? By Guest Blogger, Karl Kapp, Professor / Author / Speaker According to a document called “The Power of Play: A Research Summary on Play and Learning”, by Dr. Rachel E. White for Minnesota Children’s Museum, play has several aspects that make it important to children. The list includes items like being intrinsically motivating, focused…

8 must read books on game based earning

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/8-must-read-books-on-game-based-learning.html Game-based learning is a learning trend with an increasing attraction in today’s classrooms. At its core, game-based learning deploys learning principles incorporated in the gaming industry in educational settings. The purpose is to enhance students learning and create optimal learning experiences in and outside classrooms. This is usually…