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English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Gamification and Games

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 116 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12 videos
1.2 Course Overview7m
1.3 Definition of Gamification12m
1.4 Why Study Gamification7m
1.5 History of Gamification10m
1.6 Examples and Categories14m
2.1 Gamification in Context11m
2.2 What is a Game10m
2.3 Games and Play9m
2.4 Video Games11m
2.5 Just a Game?10m
2.6 Ethan Mollick Interview with Prof. Werbach8m
1 reading
About the Course10m
1 practice exercise
Homework Quiz #110m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Deconstructing Games

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 112 min)
11 videos
3.2 Think like a game designer8m
3.3 Design Rules11m
3.4 Tapping the Emotions7m
3.5 Anatomy of Fun7m
3.6 Finding the Fun7m
4.1 Breaking Games Down7m
4.2 The Pyramid of Elements12m
4.3 The PBL Triad13m
4.4 Limitations of Elements10m
4.5 Bing Gordon Interview15m
1 practice exercise
Homework Quiz #220m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Motivation and Psychology

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 103 min)
10 videos
5.2 Behaviorism11m
5.3 Behaviorism in Gamification11m
5.4 Reward Structures10m
5.5 Reward Schedules10m
6.1 Limits of Behaviorism6m
6.2 Dangers of Behaviorism10m
6.3 Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation8m
6.4 How Rewards Can Demotivate9m
6.5 Self Determination Theory13m
1 practice exercise
Homework Quiz #320m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Design

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 113 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
7.2 Objectives and Behaviors14m
7.3 Players10m
7.4 Activity Loops7m
7.5 Fun and Tools9m
8.1 Taking Stock9m
8.2 Is Gamification Right for Me13m
8.3 Design for Collective Good15m
8.4 Designing for Happiness7m
8.5 Amy Jo Kim Interview13m
1 reading
Gamification Design Framework10m
1 practice exercise
Homework Quiz #420m

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