This presentation will be of interest to Moodle Course Creators and educators interested in gamification. The Moodle Gradebook is a very powerful, and often neglected, gamification element.
Interactive computer games stimulate the hippocampus part of our brain, which is essential for learning new information, and invoke positive emotions. The same cannot be said for exams! People generally find the learning and assessment process daunting. A well configured gradebook can provide essential feedback to keep students motivated and positive.
Becoming an e-Learner shouldn't require having a combination of Einstein intelligence and Steve Irwin bravery. If you have been an online Student you probably were thinking ... What do I have to do? Did I pass that assignment? Have I finished yet? It's been months since I have been here .. I can't remember where I was up to.
Full presentation with voice-over: http://bit.ly/18hwzPP . This presentation demonstrates the flexibility of the Moodle LMS gradebook to be configured for all scenarios .. even the Vocational Education (VET) sector! Sample courses will be shown for competency based assessment (graded and ungraded). Rubrics, outcomes, custom scales and progress bars are all Gamification elements that can provide learners with rewards, feedback, levels, progression loops, boss fights, leader boards and achievement badges.
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