What’s the difference between serious games, educational games, and game-based learning? Episode 2

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I recently posted a table explaining the differences between games, serious games, educational, games, GBL, etc.   I thought a concrete example might help to understand the distinctions. Say we are using The Parable of the Polygons to help a high school … Continue reading

What’s the difference between serious games, educational games, and game-based learning?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This question keeps coming up. Here’s a handy table to help. This is an updated version of the table I created back in 2015. Note: This image is not to be posted anywhere or re-used without my written permission. Citation: … Continue reading

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification – My Version

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute In response to the other day’s post about the differences between these terms, I have produced my own table outlining the differences. You’ll notice mine is a little more complex. That’s because the differences are more complex than the original … Continue reading

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes So many people are confused about the differences between these terms. Unfortunately, this article just muddies the waters further.

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification | The Upside Learning Blog.

It’s a great effort, but I’m afraid none of these are quite right.

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