Gamification Explained!

What exactly is gamification?

Gamification Explained: In this free online course, you'll learn about the basics of gamification and what it does. The course will cover the three core elements of gamification including dynamics, mechanics, and components.

Your Instructor

Dave Eng
Dave Eng

Dave Eng, EdD

Dave Eng is an intellectual and creative educator, designer, and researcher who combines games, theory, and technology. He has extensive higher education experience working in both the administration and the faculty. Dave is a prolific speaker and presenter making appearances at over 20 different academic and professional conferences. Dave serves as a faculty member & educational technologist at New York University’s School of Professional Studies. Dave hosts the podcast Experience Points and consults at University XP on games-based learning. His interests include professional development, learning theory, technology, and games. Find out more at

Fun Fact: He has been seasick in every time zone.

Northeastern University, EdD
New York University, MA
University of Hartford, BA

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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