Fostering Engagement with Gamification: Review of Current Practices on Online Learning Platforms

@inproceedings{Hansch2015FosteringEW,
  title={Fostering Engagement with Gamification: Review of Current Practices on Online Learning Platforms},
  author={Anna Hansch and Christopher D. Newman and Thomas Schildhauer},
  year={2015}
}
Student engagement is an important component of every learning process. Platforms offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online learning formats are looking for new ways to improve participation. One approach to foster greater user engagement that has recently risen to prominence in many fields is gamification. In this explorative study, we examine the motivational potential of gamification in online learning. After a review of the dynamic academic debates surrounding this… CONTINUE READING
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