Share Paper: Transforming a traditional class into an innovative gamified class: Lessons learned from a teacher's perspective

  1. Biyun Huang, Information and Technology Studies Division, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  2. Peter Warning, Information and Technology Studies Division, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  3. Khe Foon Hew, Information and Technology Studies Division, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Thursday, June 28 5:15-5:45 PM Oost

Abstract: Course delivery in higher education has evolved substantially over the previous decade. A key driver of change has been information technology innovations that enable greater access to learning materials, teacher to student connectivity, and also student to student connectivity. These developments clearly bring pedagogical and learning advantages, reducing the time-and-space limitation. In this study, we will introduce our experience of transforming a traditional information management course into an innovative gamified course. The target information management course is a core (i.e., compulsory) course in an undergraduate program. The duration of this course is ten weeks. Results showed that gamification can combine ...