25 Storyline Ideas to Gamify Your Course

Want to start gamifying your online course but you need a bit of inspiration?

Here are 25 fun ideas for creating a story or theme for your course.

The storyline in a gamified course works like this:

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How to Start Gamifying Your Online Course

Stories are like magic. They capture our attention, connect us to other people and allow us to peek into worlds beyond our own. Deep down, it’s our own stories we want to explore … and be the hero of.

Gamification, at its heart, is about stories. It’s about creating a playful learning space where the student

5 Gamifying Tips that will Save You from Burnout

When it comes to gamifying your online course, it’s not all fun and games. I’ve been piloting several gamified courses and the frustration level can sometimes be overwhelming, despite having amazing results in terms of course completion and student engagement. Incorporating gaming elements into your design takes intense planning and creativity.

I’ve picked my top 5

5 Easy Steps to Gamifying in Moodle


Wondering how to gamify your Moodle course? My course completion skyrocketed after adding a few simple gaming elements to my courses.

Here are 5 quick and easy ways to add a “gaming” feel to your course.


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