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Integrative Gamification Technique In Teaching Specialization Courses In Mathematics

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Maryann H. Lanuza



Gamification Technique, Academic Achievement, Cooperation, Behavior, Non-Virtual Filipino Modified Games, Mathematics Education



One of the theories to improve Mathematics performance is by the integration of fun while learning, to name one Yadav (2015) conducted a play-way method resulted to students’ learning mathematics clearly and easily. By this, the study sought to determine the significant differences on the perceived use of Gamification Technique (GT) when grouped according to sex, age, year level, and Mathematics course. Also, it sought to determine the relationship of the Mathematics performance in the four areas of GT namely; academic achievement, cooperation, behavior and familiarization of non-virtual Filipino Modified Games. The relationship of its integration in general when the four areas were combined is also tested. The researcher made use of the multiple randomized block action research design. The researchers surveyed the proportional stratified randomly selected 181 college students. Appropriate Statistical tools were then used and revealed an extreme positive perception towards GT. As to sex profile, only cooperation while as to age, only academic achievement area were revealed significant. These mean that male, 21 to more than 23 years old had a more positive view compared with female and 18 to 20 years old. A significantly different conclusion in all four areas of GT was reflected in first, second, third and fourth year students. Such four areas were all significantly different in College, Advanced and Abstract Algebra, Plane, Solid and Modern Geometry, and Plane Trigonometry courses. A positive correlation in all areas to Mathematics performance of the students was revealed. Generally, the use of GT is a way of innovating teacher’s instruction in improving students’ Mathematics performance. However, limitations on the use of GT were seen in abstract mathematics concepts and subject for its further improvement.



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