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

476 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

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.

474 days ago

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

474 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
474 days ago

Thank you!