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Gamification by example

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Looking at the meaning of the buzzword gamification and considering concrete examples of how it can be applied in a learning context, drawing on my own experience.

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Gamification by example

  1. 1. A bluffer's guide Gamification by example Dan Roddy
  2. 2. Some definitions <ul><li>Examples of how to use the term Gamification: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;We used Gamification to make our product more fun!“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Health Month is the Gamification of Weight Loss.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Gamification is one of the most important trends of our generation.&quot; </li></ul></ul>Gamification  is the infusion of game mechanics, game design techniques and/or game style into anything.
  3. 3. To be clear... To be clear...
  4. 4. Key elements <ul><li>achievement &quot;badges“ </li></ul><ul><li>achievement levels </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;leader boards“ </li></ul><ul><li>a progress bar </li></ul><ul><li>virtual currency </li></ul><ul><li>systems for awarding, redeeming, trading, gifting, and otherwise exchanging points </li></ul><ul><li>challenges between users </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>  </li></ul>750 Words http://750words.com
  6. 10. <ul><li>  </li></ul>http://kanjibox.net
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  8. 14. Fault #2143 Car : Silver BMW Fault : Dent to front bumper Examiner notes: Reported due to log on road striking while travelling Pass Pass and advise Fail Your decision SUBMIT
  9. 15. Fault #2143 Car : Silver BMW Fault : Dent to front bumper Examiner notes: Reported due to log on road striking while travelling Pass Pass and advise Fail Your decision SUBMIT
  10. 16. <ul><li>  </li></ul>http://projecteuler.net
  11. 20. <ul><li>Find problems </li></ul><ul><li>Get a community </li></ul><ul><li>Rustle up reward </li></ul><ul><li>Make recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Go game! </li></ul>http://learningrocks.co.uk @danroddy

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