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Climbing up the leaderboard: An empirical study of applying gamification techniques to a computer programming class (2016)
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Fotaris, P., Mastoras, T., Leinfellner, R., & Rosunally, Y. (2016). Climbing up the leaderboard: An empirical study of applying gamification techniques to a computer programming class. Electronic Journal of eLearning, 14(2), 94-110

Conventional taught learning practices often experience difficulties in keeping students motivated and engaged. Video games, however, are very successful at sustaining high levels of motivation and engagement through a set of tasks for hours without... Read More about Climbing up the leaderboard: An empirical study of applying gamification techniques to a computer programming class.