The use of Game-Based Learning (GBL) or gamification, learning tool has created some debate conce...

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The use of Game-Based Learning (GBL) or gamification, learning tool has created some debate concerning its value and education merit. Does GBL belong in schools? by Mind Map: The use of Game-Based Learning (GBL) or gamification, learning tool has created some debate concerning its value and education merit. Does GBL belong in schools?

1. Pros of GBL in schools.

1.1. Encourages children to come to school

1.2. Jobs in the future will require technology based skills

1.3. Multitasking mentality

1.4. Increases Student Engagement.

1.5. Helps with Hand-Eye Coordination.

2. Cost

2.1. Could school funding be used elsewhere?

2.2. Does is increase school fees?

2.3. Is it affordable?

3. Types of GBL

3.1. Card games.

3.2. Board games.

3.3. Technology based games.

4. Cons of GBL in schools

4.1. Addiction to technology.

4.2. Cost

4.3. Lack of student teacher interaction.

5. Who uses GBL?

5.1. Private School.

5.2. Public Schools.

6. How does GBL compare to Traditional learning?

7. Effect on special needs students.

7.1. Speech Difficulties

7.2. Dyslexia

7.3. Autism

8. How does GBL affect students social interaction?

8.1. Does GBL limit students face to face interaction?