Course highlights

Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential and how to use it effectively.

Topics include:

  • Gamification and games
  • Deconstructing games
  • Motivation and psychology
  • Design
  • Applications
  • Gamification in perspective

Key facts

Provider University of Pennsylvania
Course Type Interactive course
Level Advanced
Pre-requisites Basic understanding of topic will help.
Availability Fixed classes. Regular start dates scheduled.
Certification/upgrades Free. Paid Certificate available.
Duration 6 weeks
Time Commitment

4 - 8hrs per week

Assessment Paced. Assessable requirements for certificate option.
Platform Coursera
Registration required Will need to register with full name, email address & password.