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Effects of Gamification in Test Review


  • Ethan Wu Sage Ridge School
  • Ollie Fegter



Gamification is a test-review method that has many potential benefits, but its efficacy is not well understood. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between gamification in test review and test grades. We analyzed grades from students in grades 9-12 and conducted interviews with teachers. We found no significant difference in grades between classes that used review games and those that did not. However, teachers reported that review games had a positive impact in the classroom. Limitations and directions for future research are discussed. 

Keywords: gamification, test review, grades, review games, students



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