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Gamification Methods for Educational Management

Gamification Methods for Educational Management is a project that aims to develop gamification for non-formal education methodologies and instruments for young people aged 18-23.

The approach taken in the project is considered innovative in terms of the criteria taken into account in developing intellectual outputs, but also innovative in terms of the intellectual outputs (brand new board games and applications) – focused on the following aspects:

  1. Scaffolding – Learners need different levels of support depending on their competence. The educational concept of scaffolding is the application of tailored support to move the learner from their current level of learning to the next.
  2. Self-Determination Theory – Learners are motivated by psychological needs of competence, autonomy, and social relatedness through both external and internal factors. Components of the motivational theory of self-determination explain how gamification elements keep learners engaged.
  3. Distributed Content Delivery – Learners have better recall if learning content and tests are spaced out over time. A distributed approach to learning is where the learning content is spaced out over time and the learner is quizzed immediately after the content has been delivered. This reduces learner fatigue and leads to better recall.

The project “Gamification Methods for Educational Management” is funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme.

 

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Authors

Center of Strategies for Youth Development (Romania)

CSYD is an organisation that is actively involved in project development and implementation in the local, national and international non-formal education sphere, that directly aims at personal and professional youth development.

TEZA (Bulgaria)

TEZA is a company oriented to the latest technologies and means for lifelong learning, especially in the youth field. TEZA is constantly expanding the palette of services offered in the field of education, professional development and management of organisational talent.

Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (Greece)

The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a Greek organisation committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancing of the entrepreneurial spirit. By recognizing entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for the development and cohesion of societies, iED conducts research and they are in position to provide innovative solutions that facilitate the growth of healthy entrepreneurship and promote employment.

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Social Innovation Centre

SIC is a Latvian organisation which provides non-formal learning about social innovation, social entrepreneurship, political processes, and policy formation for disadvantaged society groups, integration and increase of society participation in social and political processes.

Regionalne Centrum Wolontariatu (Poland)

The main aim of the Regional Volunteer Center is to help the people to understand the idea of volunteering, educate youth about alternative ways of spending spare time and helping the others.