By - Jeremy Royster

Quest 7: Designing Gamified Instruction

Designing Gamified Instruction

Well-designed gamification can make education, work and civic duties more exciting.

 

The next step on your journey is to take a broad look at how game designers teach.  Understanding the fundamentals of game design will help you prepare your learners to save the world.

 

Remember, games are systems of brain exercises that use a variety of mechanics to engage their players.  The use of these game mechanics to teach is often called “gamification” or “game-based learning,” although the differences between the two are about process more than outcome.   To learn more about gamification, complete this Gamification Overview “Breakout Room” (below) as/after you watch the Extra Credits  lesson (farther below). 

More From Extra Credits

 

Self Assess

Check the Escape Room Answer Key.

 

Make Your Own…

Creating a Google account is free and gives you access to the most well-known Google apps like Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms.  It has a fantastic Learning Center.

Make your own Google Forms Escape Room or Google Forms Quiz with at least 10 questions about any topic:

Share it here when finished.  After about 5 minutes it will appear in the Game Quiz Submissions table below (you may scroll from left to right).  Refer to the Timestamp column to offer feedback about the most recent submission.  Don’t forget to check back for the feedback you received!

TimestampAuthorGame TypeSubjectTopicSourceGame
2/17/2020 11:33:30PurposeGames Text QuizBeekeepingBasics of BeekeepingLinkLink
10/23/2018 14:12:21Word SearchEducationEducation RevolutionLinkLink
2/24/2019 17:22:49Google Forms QuizGamificationA Game Designer Explains the Counterintuitive Secret to FunLinkLink
2/8/2020 17:36:36CrosswordGamificationAmerican HolidaysLinkLink
2/12/2019 10:01:53PhamCrosswordGamificationBeginning GamificationLinkLink
2/23/2019 11:30:56MierzejewskiCrosswordGamificationBring on the Learning Revolution - Ken RobinsonLinkLink
3/28/2020 14:24:19Mary MillottQuizlet MatchGamificationConditioned volitionLinkLink
12/1/2018 14:30:19Word ScrambleGamificationCounterintuitive Secret to FunLinkLink
5/8/2019 12:14:10Brian CranwellWord SearchGamificationGaming can make a better worldLinkLink
3/10/2020 18:48:48Dee BauerWord SearchGamificationGetting Started in GamificationLinkLink
3/28/2020 22:00:26Khaoula MiraouiQuizletGamificationJane McGonigal- Gaming Can Make a Better WorldLinkLink
6/14/2018 8:50:02CrosswordGamificationKen Robinson's "Bring on the Learning Revolution!"LinkLink
1/31/2020 15:52:02Arcade GamesGamificationKen Robinson's Learning RevolutionLinkLink
3/28/2020 21:05:52Rania AbuznaidGoogle Forms QuizGamificationPeter Hutton: What if students controlled their own learning? LinkLink
2/20/2019 9:56:31FortierCrosswordGamificationSkinner BoxLinkLink
12/1/2018 19:39:23Word ScrambleGamificationThe Counterintuitive Secret to FunLinkLink
5/29/2018 13:44:44Arcade GamesGamificationThe Puzzle of MotivationLinkLink
12/8/2018 22:33:24Google Forms QuizGamificationThe Puzzle of MotivationLinkLink
2/25/2019 12:01:52GigliottiPurposeGames Text QuizGamificationThe puzzle of motivationLinkLink
4/5/2020 18:34:10brottGoogle Forms QuizGamificationThe Skinner BoxLinkLink
3/28/2020 21:43:40CunninghamQuizletGamificationThe Wider Impact of GamingLinkLink
QuizletGamificationWellPlayed: Getting Started in GamificationLinkLink
3/28/2020 20:59:41Rania AbuznaidGoogle Forms QuizGamificationWhat if students controlled their own learning?LinkLink
2/24/2019 18:14:58BraceGoogle Forms QuizGamificationWhat if students controlled their own learning?LinkLink
3/29/2020 13:24:23David ByrneGoogle Forms QuizGamificationWhat if students controlled their own learning? LinkLink
3/7/2020 10:40:36Google Forms QuizLanguage ArtsArgumentative Writing QuizLinkLink
4/24/2020 16:44:56Kim PhelanCrosswordLanguage ArtsGamification and Conflicts in LiteratureLinkLink
1/22/2020 19:29:56Quizlet MatchLanguage ArtsGrammar InstructionLinkLink
2/20/2020 18:43:30JeopardyLanguage ArtsGrammar Part 2- Follow-upLinkLink
3/7/2020 11:35:28Google Forms QuizLanguage ArtsIntro to ShakespeareLinkLink
2/8/2020 15:03:48CrosswordLanguage ArtsOf Mice and Men Crossword PuzzleLinkLink
1/31/2020 13:21:22Arcade GamesLanguage ArtsRhetorical DevicesLinkLink
2/20/2020 18:23:45JeopardyLanguage ArtsRomeo & Juliet: ReviewLinkLink
4/26/2020 13:22:16BrottCrosswordLanguage ArtsShakespeareLinkLink
2/7/2020 11:10:39CrosswordLanguage ArtsThe Crucible: Act 1 VocabularyLinkLink
2/13/2020 18:32:13Who Wants to Be a MillionaireLanguage ArtsThe Great Gatsby: Plot ReviewLinkLink
2/28/2020 18:10:38PurposeGames Text QuizLanguage ArtsTo Kill a Mockingbird: Character ReviewLinkLink
2/29/2020 11:28:57PurposeGames Text QuizLanguage ArtsVerbalsLinkLink
3/29/2020 17:04:48Jose IriasArcade GamesMathAlgebra 1LinkLink
2/5/2020 0:01:42CrosswordMathAlgebraic ExpressionsLinkLink
1/22/2020 13:31:14Quizlet MatchMathAnglesLinkLink
2/14/2020 14:31:38JeopardyMathAre you smarter than a 5th grader?LinkLink
3/7/2020 16:35:37Google Forms QuizMathArithmetic and Geometric SequencesLinkLink
2/26/2020 21:30:35PurposeGames Text QuizMathConverting Fractions, Decimals and PercentsLinkLink
2/17/2020 18:55:02JeopardyMathEquations and FunctionsLinkLink
1/23/2020 9:02:16Quizlet MatchMathEuclidean Geometry TermsLinkLink
2/8/2020 20:46:16Who Wants to Be a MillionaireMathFind the VolumeLinkLink
2/4/2020 21:17:50CrosswordMathFraction VocabLinkLink
2/1/2020 0:52:00Arcade GamesMathFunction ReviewLinkLink
1/29/2020 22:40:47Arcade GamesMathGeometric FormulasLinkLink
3/21/2020 17:37:58Google Forms QuizMathGeometry Review QuizLinkLink
4/20/2020 10:02:09Khaoula MiraouiCrosswordMathLinear Equations Test ReviewLinkLink
2/9/2020 23:09:33Who Wants to Be a MillionaireMathLogicLinkLink
1/23/2020 8:49:10Quizlet MatchMathMath Vocabulary Match GameLinkLink
2/1/2020 11:01:40Arcade GamesMathMath- Function ReviewLinkLink
2/2/2020 19:39:23Arcade GamesMathRegular Polygons ReviewLinkLink
1/31/2020 19:00:19Arcade GamesMathRight Angle TrigonometryLinkLink
2/1/2020 7:37:08CrosswordMathRoman NumeralsLinkLink
1/22/2020 21:36:35Quizlet MatchMathScatter PlotsLinkLink
2/17/2020 0:19:37JeopardyMathSolving equations and inequalitiesLinkLink
2/17/2020 17:22:20JeopardyMathStatisticsLinkLink
2/9/2020 20:20:50Who Wants to Be a MillionaireMathSurface AreaLinkLink
4/20/2020 18:50:21Rania AbuznaidCrosswordMathSystem of Equations and inequalities LinkLink
2/10/2020 17:01:14Who Wants to Be a MillionaireMathTransformations of FunctionsLinkLink
4/23/2020 7:03:48Molly MillottBeeKeeperMathTrig functions introLinkLink
2/4/2020 10:05:39CrosswordMythologyGreek Roman Gods Crossword PuzzleLinkLink
5/29/2018 22:39:32Arcade GamesPsychologyOperant conditioning in gamingLinkLink
4/25/2020 21:12:30CunninghamCrosswordScienceGamificationLinkLink
4/22/2020 15:05:59David ByrneCrosswordScienceGeographyLinkLink
2/6/2020 22:29:40CrosswordScienceGrade 7 Chemistry VocabularyLinkLink
2/2/2020 18:08:57Arcade GamesScienceInherited vs. Acquired vs. Manipulable Traits in HumansLinkLink
3/7/2020 22:55:04Escape RoomScienceMS Energy Escape RoomLinkLink
2/16/2020 13:33:19Who Wants to Be a MillionaireScienceParts of a FlowerLinkLink
2/29/2020 20:33:03PurposeGames Text QuizSciencePeriodic ElementsLinkLink
4/13/2020 15:37:29DeeBWord SearchSocial StudiesAmerican Revolution LinkLink
2/3/2020 21:14:21CrosswordSocial StudiesColonial TimesLinkLink
2/24/2020 23:33:12PurposeGames Text QuizSocial Studiesstates and their capitalsLinkLink

 

 

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