Gamification in education: Should we play ?

Gamification has come under some fire from gamers recently, specifically since this post from Ian Bogost (since republished in The Atlantic). It could be the beginning of a backlash against the use of video games and game culture in a wide variety of spaces. Bogost is ruthless in his attack on the corporate world’s foray into gaming, but what of serious games and the broader concepts around gamification and game-based learning in education ?

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