Gaming, Gamification and Coding, Oh My!
#peel21st north network and twitter chat May 2014
Understanding the Terminology
Game Based Learning-Learning Through Games
Definition: playing with a determined outcome where there is a balance between gameplay and the subject matter players should retain, connections being made to the real world.
Gamification-Using the Elements of Games
Definition: the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g., point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity
Coding-Looking Behind the Scenes
Definition: creating code that commands a computer to do a designed task (e.g. make your own games).