Science Supports F.A.I.L. U.

 

There is a growing body of research about the importance of failure and gaming in an educational setting:

  • “[The] Number of level failures in an educational game [are] shown as a positive predictor of learning gains” (Anderson, 2018).

  • “21st-century skills such as critical thinking and grit are fostered most in games that give players maximum agency to define their game world” (Rementilla, 2016).

  • “game-based experiential learning increased such indicators of engagement as attention and temporal dissociation even though players widely failed to meet game objectives” (Jensen, 2016).

  • “Not only do games present failure as a challenge to overcome, game-based learning helps students better retain information and offers an engaging way to meet learning outcomes” (ISTE, 2015).

  • “fundamentally, all good games … engender in players a desire to persist past failure” (Gee, 2004; Hayes & King, 2009).

 

The evidence is clear: 

Gamified instruction at F.A.I.L. U. provides the best means to imbue learners with the tenacity they need to lead successful lives.

 

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