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Gamification and education: an overview

Shuash, R. A. and Mat Said, S. and Umarlebbe, J. H. and Rana, A. F. (2020) Gamification and education: an overview. Test Engineering and Management . pp. 9128-9137. ISSN 0193-4120

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Gamification is a genre of social interaction that concerns those in fields like academia, as well as professionals of business, education, and information technology. However, as a term, it remains hindered as of varied uses and meanings, it has been divided according to its educational usability. It has been dealt with in terms of merits and demerits to validate its usefulness by offering the proof to encourage those specialized in education as well as entertainment. In this paper, a general overview of gamification and in education respectively (i.e. learning and teaching) with a glimpse from empirical studies. Followed by examining its contributions for a better improvement in the educational process in general. This article gives a general description overview of the use of gamification in understanding its applicable usefulness in the field of education due to its feature of edutainment. It outlines gamification in both theory and action, with an emphasis on the empirical side in relation to context and purpose and context. Furthermore, it shows that gamification as a conceptualized concept is emerging in the field of education to meet the expected outcomes. A discussion on the probability of the way gamification to be more useful as a subdivision to improve the systems of the interaction of user experience by using gamified design. The paper concludes with suggestions of nonstop investigations of gamified applications and its effectiveness.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:gamification, learning, teaching
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:Language Academy
ID Code:93093
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:07 Nov 2021 13:54
Last Modified:30 Nov 2021 08:30

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