Gamification explored at national seminar at MCC

The possibilities of using game mechanics and game design techniques in non-game contexts such as teaching and learning — gamification — was explored at a national seminar organised by the English Department of the Malabar Christian College (MCC) here.

The seminar was organised as part of the Digital Learning Day celebrations on the campus on Thursday.

More than 400 students from different colleges affiliated to Calicut University attended the seminar, the first plenary session of which was opened by Ryan J. Pickard, Executive Officer, Kangaroo Centre for Excellence, Sydney, Australia.

A number of papers, including the possibilities of digital world, gamification, and use of apps in learning, were presented during the seminar.

App fete

An app festival for students was also organised as part of the seminar.

The event was coordinated by Premanand M.E. of the English Department of the college.

Details can be had fromhttps://getkahoot.com.

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