BSN 4416 Gamification Rules and Rewards

The goal of the badges is to reward participation and encourage skill building! You can find all the badges and criteria to earn them under course badges inside Moodle.

Rules:

Rewards are in negotiation.

Badges are colour coded! 

There are a total of 19 possible badges.

Colour

Purpose

Number Possible

Reward

Blue

To test or demonstrate research knowledge

8

(Mostly quizzes)

Purple

Shows the completion of tasks (relatively easy)

4

(Engagement)

Green

Shows working towards the course assignments

1

Red

Relates to real life skills (relatively easy)

6

List of badges:

IMAGE

TITLE

DESCRIPTION

TYPE

Gamer

Earn this badge when you read the gamification rules and earn at least one other badge.

Automatic 

Pro-Gamer

Earn this badge if you get most of the other badges in the course. You have done the impossible!  It’s time to congratulate yourself.

Automatic

Research Buff

Earn this badge when you are a Bookworm, Ethical Researcher and Zotero Master.

Automatic

Ethical Researcher

Earn this badge by completing the online tutorial TCPS 2: CORE (Course on Research Ethics) and submitting your ethics certificate.

Automatically awarded once it is graded.

Zotero Master

Earn this badge by using Zotero for an assignment.

Manual

Bookworm

Earn this badge when you have gotten all the quiz badges in this course.

Automatic

APA Master

Earn this badge when an essay is submitted without any APA errors.

Manual

Interesting Presenter

Earn this badge when you complete the Life After Death by PowerPoint quiz.

Automatic

Sleuth

Earn this badge by noticing one of my errors and letting me know in person, via email or by posting a comment on a google document.

Manual

High A

Earn this badge by "acing" an assignment

Manual, issue when a student gets 90% on an assignment

Grounded

Learners earn this badge once they get 80% or more on the background post-test.

 

Auto, issued when students complete background Post-Test with a 80% or higher

Critical reader

Learners earn this badge once they get 80% or more on the problem and purpose post-test.

 

Auto, issued when students complete the problem and purpose Post-Test with a 80% or higher

Theoretical

Learners earn this badge once they get 80% or more on the framework post-test.

 

Auto, issued when students complete the framework post-test with a 80% or higher

Methodological

Learners earn this badge once they get 80% or more on the design post-test.

Auto

Gatherer

Learners earn this badge once they get 80% or more on the data collection and analysis post-test.

Auto

GETTING STARTED

Earn this badge by completing the review of previous courses quiz.

 

Auto, issued when student gets 80% or more on the review quiz.

READY TO WRITE

You've completed the pre-work required, so now it's time to start drafting your final research assignment! Write on!

Auto, issued when the student

ALL of the following activities are completed:

  • "URL - Syllabus"
  • "Quiz - Academic Integrity"
  • "Assignment - Ethics Certificate"
  • "Assignment - Assignments (40%)" 

SMART COOKIE

You've earned this badge because you are taking advantage of the resources I'm providing to help you achieve success on the final research assignment. Reading the rubrics for assignments will really help you be successful in this course. You smart cookie you!

Auto, Earned when students launch the course syllabus, website and APA guidelines.

THAT’S A WRAP!

You've earned this badge because you've submitted your final paper, which means you've completed the course! It's been a pleasure working with you this semester. I wish you the best of luck in all your future endeavors.

Auto, issued when students submit the final research paper to the assignment dropbox

Comedian

Issued for students who make the professor laugh out loud.

Manual