What does Gamification Add to the Classroom Experience?

Trending Gamification in EdTech

By IGI Global on May 15, 2023
child doing homework Gamification has become increasingly popular in K-12 schools because it has been found to be an effective way to increase student engagement and motivation, which can lead to improved learning outcomes.  By adding game elements to the classroom experience, educators can make learning more enjoyable, interactive, and meaningful for students. The recent book, The Handbook of Research on Acquiring 21st Century Literacy Skills Through Game-Based Learning (ISBN: 9781799872719), published by IGI Global, and showcasing expert perspectives from 15+ countries, provides theoretical frameworks and empirical research findings in digital technology and multimodal ways of acquiring literacy skills in the 21st century.
Handbook of Research on Acquiring 21st Century Literacy Skills Through Game-Based Learning
Prof. Carol-Ann Lane (University of Toronto, Canada)
© 2022 | 958 pgs. | ISBN13: 9781799872719
  • Covers Topics such as Political Economy, Game-Based Teaching, and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Ideal for Academicians, Pre-Service Teachers, Game Developers, Researchers, and Libraries.
  • Showcasing Expert Perspectives from 15+ Countries
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Prof. Carol-Ann Lane (University of Toronto, Canada)
"Recent trends indicate many educators and policy makers have responded by revising pedagogical models by including technological/digital designs and framework that support multimodal, multiliteracies and gamification elements."
– Prof. Carol-Ann Lane (University of Toronto, Canada)
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Carol-Ann Lane has a Ph.D. in curriculum and applied linguistics, with a cross-disciplinary focus on science & innovation, multiliteracies, gender, and behavioral sciences. She has conducted Canadian studies about biotechnology among teacher candidates. Her master thesis examined impacts of distance learning on cognition and behaviors in higher education. Carol-Ann has taught elementary and secondary divisions for over 7 years and more than 4 years in university settings at the post-graduate level. She is the editor of an international book to be published in 2021-22, she is co-authoring a number of articles, she has published three chapters in 2019-20 (sole author) in global university based research handbooks, and 13 sole-authored peer-reviewed journal articles. She is currently working on a series of creative nonfiction books. In the past years at UWO and UofT, Carol-Ann's faculty roles included research committee member for program planning, and implementing an online course program for the Professional Education Doctorate degree; and a research committee member such as Online Teaching and Learning Group by collaborating and improving online pedagogy for higher education.
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