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

  • Lei Shi
  • Alexandra I. Cristea
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9684)


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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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of WarwickCoventryUK

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