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ERIC Number: EJ1162416
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1360-2357
The Effect of Badges on the Engagement of Students with Special Educational Needs: A Case Study
Sitra, Ourania; Katsigiannakis, Vangelis; Karagiannidis, Charalampos; Mavropoulou, Sofia
Education and Information Technologies, v22 n6 p3037-3046 Nov 2017
This paper addresses the perceived benefits from gamification in the context of special education. It presents the findings of a study evaluating the effects of a specific gamification element (badges) on the engagement of five students with special learning needs, through online courses developed on the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS). The results indicate that this particular gamification element yielded positive effects on students' engagement and on their overall attitude towards the educational process in general.
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Language: English
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