Differences Between Gamification and Game-based Learning
Gamification and game-based learning are excellent resources for maintaining student attention.
Student attention is one of the most necessary pillars of a quality educational experience. Different teaching strategies have been developed to maintain student attention. Among those are both gamification and game-based learning.
Throughout diverse articles and webinars, we have covered some fundamentals of gamification, including projects where game-based learning has been applied. We often get comments with questions about how gamification differs from game-based learning. Below we will define both, emphasizing their descriptions and various uses in the teaching-learning process.