Gamification in Education

This course explores the integration of game design principles and mechanics into educational settings to enhance engagement, motivation, and learning outcomes. Gamification transforms traditional learning environments by applying gaming elements to create an immersive and interactive educational experience. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students will delve into the theory, design, and practical implementation of gamification in educational contexts.


Understanding Gamification Principles: Gain insights into the fundamental principles of gamification and how they can be applied to educational settings to foster engagement and motivation.

Designing Gamified Learning Experiences: Learn to design and develop gamified educational content, leveraging game mechanics to create compelling learning experiences.

Applying Psychological and Behavioral Concepts: Explore psychological theories and behavioral concepts that drive motivation and engagement in gamified learning environments.

Assessment and Feedback in Gamified Education: Understand methods for assessing and providing feedback within gamified educational experiences to track progress and enhance learning.

Ethical and Practical Considerations: Examine ethical considerations and best practices in implementing gamification in education, considering inclusivity and diversity.

Practical Implementation and Case Studies: Analyze case studies and practical examples of successful gamification in educational settings, applying this knowledge to create prototypes and practical implementations.

Impact Evaluation: Evaluate and measure the impact of gamification on learning outcomes and student engagement.

This course blends theoretical frameworks with hands-on experience, aiming to equip students with the skills and understanding necessary to leverage gamification as a tool for enhancing educational experiences.

Language level: English B1 and above
Locations: Budapest, Pula, Vienna
Date: 5-10 August, 2024 (6 days, 30 lessons)
Time: Monday to Friday (Saturday) 9 AM to 1:30 PM
Price: €510 including extra curricular cultural activities and welcome dinner