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if you are curious about Gamification and wonder if it is effective

Marie
408 days ago

Some references that I found interesting related to gamification:

1)If you wonder about empirical studies on gamified systems and if gamification did help:
Hamari, J., Koivisto, J., & Sarsa, H. (2014). Does gamification work?–a literature review of empirical studies on gamification. In System sciences
(hicss), 2014 47th hawaii international conference on (pp. 3025–3034).

2)If you want a good overview of the field and work done in this field and where it is headed to:
-Seaborn, K., & Fels, D. I. (2015). Gamification in theory and action: A survey. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 74, 14-31.
-Deterding, S. (2014). Eudaimonic design, or: Six invitations to rethink
gamification.

3)If you want to know more about the psychological side of the things and how one may pass the top layer of gamification into the motivation:

-Deterding, S. (2012). Gamification: designing for motivation. interactions,
19 (4), 14–17.
-Przybylski, A. K., Rigby, C. S., & Ryan, R. M. (2010). A motivational model of video game engagement. Review of general psychology, 14 (2), 154.
-Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2000). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: Classic definitions and new directions. Contemporary educational psychology, 25 (1), 54–67.
-Ryan, R. M., Rigby, C. S., & Przybylski, A. (2006). The motivational pull
of video games: A self-determination theory approach. Motivation and
emotion, 30 (4), 344–360.

xlomid
407 days ago

Very nice, thank you! I can give no more than one point as a bonus, but yours is a point well-deserved :)

Jannus
407 days ago

I'd add something inspirational by game designer Jane McGonigal – on how game playing adds years to your life: http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_the_game_that_can_give_you_10_extra_years_of_life

Katrin Aedma
407 days ago

Thank you!