Gamification is a fast-emerging technique used in e-Learning to engage learners. Gamification goes way higher the creating and playing games, it involves conceptualizing game design thinking into educational applications.
Benefits of Gamification in e-Learning
- INTERESTING LEARNING EXPERIENCE
The learner experiences fun and excitement during the period and in cases of high level of engagements during such games, it aids the learner to recall the experience learnt easily.
- POSITIVE LEARNING ATMOSPHERE
Gamification gives the learner a positive feeling about the environment as the concept creates an informal and more relaxed setting for learning and such could aid the retention of the learner.
- POSITIVE MOTIVATIONAL BOOST
Gamification concept motivates competitive learners in a game mode to aim for the highest possible position, points or grade at the same time and this enables learners to master their skills on a particular area or topic.
- GENERAL INCREASE IN LEARNERS’ ENGAGEMENT
The major aim of gamification is to improve learner engagement, various group tournaments, quizzes, rewards for timely completion and various challenges of different forms keep the learners engaged and this enables easy retention.