Capella Online Professional Development Course

Personalized Learning through Gaming

Personalized Learning through Gaming

Gaming can give you the edge you need to get your students engaged and increase their motivation to learn. Learn to plan personalized instruction using purposeful gaming strategies that leverage technology. Full Description


How Capella PD can work for you.

Your Time

Competency-based coursework makes it easy to learn on your time and at your pace, at home or on the go. It’s professional learning on your terms.

Your Class

Application questions within the course send teachers into their classrooms to practice and reflect upon what they have learned applying your learning with your students.

Your Career

Choose to earn professional contact hours or graduate credit and power your career as you see fit from personal growth through to a graduate degree.


Personalized Learning through Gaming

Motivate and engage learners in a personalized environment using gamification strategies. Explore instructional formats that can be used in personalized instruction  and analyze your lessons for their gamification potential.  Then adapt one of your lessons and try it out!  

During this course you will build

  • A vetted list of gamification techniques for one of your lessons.
  • A lesson (new or revised) using gamification techniques
  • A reflection of your gamified lesson post- implementation 


34 Student Reviews
by Tanya T. on June 14, 2020
The touchstone was extremely difficult, I had to keep redoing it many times. I felt as though the instructions were not clear enough for the assignment.
by Michelle C. on June 9, 2020
Some of the questions in the Milestone were worded in a confusing way.
by Christine M. on May 4, 2020
Such great information!
by DONNA G. on May 1, 2020
The section on Gamification Theories does not have the information needed to answer Challenges and Milestone questions.
by Mariska H. on April 30, 2020
Material was presented in a way that was easily accessible. Great information and matched my learning style by answering practice questions and receiving feedback to learn.
by Kimberly H. on April 14, 2020
I appreciate the way this course was laid out and all of the background information.
by Ann C. on March 18, 2020
This was a very interesting class. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
by Shannon P. on September 15, 2019
Great class! Clear and concise learning objectives about implementing a gaming strategy into your classroom. I would recommend if you are going to use this type of instruction.