Conexa In today’s online world, how do we connect with our local parish? Many of us are used to internet mediated relationships, especially after enduring lockdowns. Everyone desires belonging. Conexa meets you where you are and connects your local parish to you. Conexa is a reimagining of online parish communities. It is a combined website […]
Gamification for Pro-Environmental Behaviour. A gamified application concept!
While there is a comparative abundance of research on the effects of gamification in educational contexts, there is little considering the role of gamification in encouraging pro-environmental behaviour (Morganti et al. 2017). This topic, along with suggestions of functions for a pro-environmental behaviour gamified app will be explored. Of the four pro-environmental behaviour interventions that […]
Making Existing Gamification Designs in Higher Education Effective
Welcome. This post begins to explore the potential for existing higher educational mechanisms to be more effective at motivating and engaging. I will compare gamification elements with learning management systems and suggest that these can be more productively harnessed. There have been many lists of game elements created (Sailer et al. 2013). A list of […]
Before You Press Play… Ethical Concerns About Gamification
In 2015 concerns began to rise about potential detrimental effects of gamification in workplaces (Finley 2015; Tracey 2015; Korn & Schmidt 2015). There are many studies that prove the benefits of gamification for motivation and engagement (Hamari, Koivisto & Sarsa 2014), but there is the chance that workers might be manipulated in the name of […]
I’m glad you’re here 🙂 I’m Marnie, I’m a student at Deakin Waurn Ponds. I have signed up for the 2pm lecture on Friday so give me a shoutout if we’ll see each other! I am a homeschool success story and I’m also new to Deakin. I’m looking forward to this unit and exploring this […]