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Crowdsourcing stem content for educational gamification

Azwin Arif, Abdul Rahim and Nor Yazi, Khamis and Mohd Shafeirul Zaman, Abd Majid and Arulselvi, Uthayakumaran and Nursyaheedah, Muhammad Isa (2018) Crowdsourcing stem content for educational gamification. In: International Conference on Creativity, Innovation, and Invention in Digital Technology (CIIDT2018), 11 - 13 December 2018 , Penang, Malaysia. p. 1.. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In this project, crowdsourcing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content was used is to promote enjoyable, challenge-based English language learning to learners and instructors altogether. However, for this kind of facilitation to materialize is somehow vague as there is minimal empirical evidence of its execution in real life setting. This action research therefore, was conducted to explore the concept of engagement via crowdsourcing for gamification in education. Through an analysis of 48 participants (pupils aged 13 to 14 years) and 20 facilitators who were involved in the ‘Young Scientist Camp’, the participants were assigned to crowd-source STEM content for revisions using English language. They then took turns to test their peers in other groups on STEM content using Kahoot!. Observations via video recording and focus group interviews were conducted to detect the evidences, and thematic analyses of crowdsourcing characteristics and engagement elements of gamification were presented in qualitative manner. The outcomes of this study are used to obtain general recommendations in engaging learners and applying crowdsourcing techniques in educational contexts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crowdsourcing; Gamification; STEM; Language learning
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2019 02:58
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 02:58
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/24489
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