Motivational Gamification Strategies Rooted in Self-Determination Theory for Social Adaptive E-Learning

Lei Shi, Alexandra I. Cristea

This study uses gamification as the carrier of understanding the motivational benefits of applying the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) in social adaptive e-learning, by proposing motivational gamification strategies rooted in SDT, as well as developing and testing these strategies. Results show high perceived motivation amongst the students, and identify a high usability of the implementation, which supports the applicability of the proposed approach.

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