Gamification Vs Game Based Learning | @SimBadd64

What are “Gamification” and “Game Based Learning”?

These two terms are often misunderstood and even more often used interchangeably.  They are sometimes seen as modern, digital strategies that drive eLearning programs however their roots are much more embedded in everyday Teaching and Learning than you might think.

Gamification is the process of applying the mechanics of gameplay to non-game based situations to encourage a particular behavior or outcome.

Game Based Learning is quite literally learning through games.

If you’ve ever awarded stickers, badges or certificates for learning…

Continue reading at:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s