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CER Seminar: Flipped-Classroom and Gamification in Higher Education

Updated 29.04.2021

Wed 7 July 2021

16:30 – 17:30



For higher education, the question of how in‐class activities can be supported in large lectures is of great relevance. We suggest approaches of flipped classroom and gamification to address this challenge and combine these approaches in a gamified flipped classroom approach that we validated in an experimental study with 205 students that performed either gamified in‐class activities using a gamified quiz with team competition, or non‐gamified in‐class activities using exercise sheets. Results show a positive indirect effect of gamification on application‐oriented knowledge that is mediated by learning process performance. Furthermore, results show positive effects of gamified in‐class activities on motivation.

Led by: Michael Sailer (LMU, Munich, Germany) and Maximilian Sailer (University of Passau, Germany)

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Event timings
16.30 to 17.30 BST
17.30 to 18.30 Central European Summer Time

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Presenter Biographies

Michael Sailer is Senior Lecturer in Education and Educational Psychology at LMU Munich. He is currently conducting research about gamified learning, simulation‐based learning and the use of technology in classrooms. Maximilian Sailer is Professor of Educational Sciences at the University of Passau, Germany. His areas of academic interest include technology‐enhanced learning, blended learning and empirical educational research.


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