In this short video I summarise my blog How can you get Gamification wrong, which discusses some of the key things missing from the educational approach to gamification. You can read the full blog here
Gamification is great. All the opportunities enjoyed by a medium that has successfully been motivating people to spend hours at a time learning new skills, mastering new methods and chasing intangible rewards while remaining social and networked the whole time. It’s being embraced by technologists and educationalists as the new medium for education and any technology product that relies on non-compulsory participation. This a view I wholeheartedly buy into, so why am I constantly frustrated by the confusion and failure of it’s application. Continue reading How can you get gamification wrong?