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CHI 2013 – Designing Gamification Workshop

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The papers and slides of the upcoming CHI 2013 workshop on designing gamification are online.  There are many excellent studies and works-in-progress of gamification systems for various purposes.  Click here to download the papers.

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What is gamification?

Gamification is the use of game-like thinking and elements in places that aren't traditionally games. The use of game mechanics and dynamics like badges, leaderboards, and actions can be useful for improving motivation and learning in informal and formal settings.

For a general overview of gamification in education, see the paper, Gamification in Education: What, How, Why Bother?

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