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International Journal of Education and Practice

April 2019, Volume 7, 4, pp 459-468

The Feasibility and Expediency of Gamification Activities in Higher Education

Mikhail V. Vinichenko


Taridi K. Ridho


Peter Karacsony


N. P. Li


Gundeea S. Narrainen


Oхana L. Сhulanova

Mikhail V. Vinichenko 1 ,

Taridi K. Ridho 2
Peter Karacsony 3
N. P. Li 1 Gundeea S. Narrainen 5
Oхana L. Сhulanova 6

  1. Russian State Social University, Moscow, Russia. 1

  2. State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia. 2

  3. Selye Janos University, Komarno, Slovak Republic. 3

  4. University of Mauritius, Moka, Mauritius. 5

  5. Surgut State University, Surgut, Russia. 6

Pages: 459-468

DOI: 10.18488/journal.61.2019.74.459.468

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Article History:

Received: 05 September, 2019
Revised: 09 October, 2019
Accepted: 14 November, 2019
Published: 30 December, 2019


This study aimed to identify the feasibility and expediency of gamifying activities in higher education institutions, for which an original methodology was used. However, gamification is complex and carries a high degree of risk in achieving organizational efficiency. It is therefore advisable to adopt a fragmented approach and selectively gamify individual processes and features, focusing on educational and research activities. When introducing gamification, top management should provide conceptual and regulatory support and HR specialists coordination. Using a distribution model of managerial functions for gaming activities and determining priorities, taking the use of artificial intelligence into account, is shown to be expedient.
Contribution/ Originality
For the first time, this study is investigates the adoption of modern gamification technologies to increase the effectiveness of educational organizations. In particular, the most suitable areas of activity and management levels for gamification in higher education institutions are proposed.


Efficiency, Gamification, Artificial intelligence, Higher education institution, Activity, Management system.


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This article was prepared with financial support from RFBR Project No. 17-03-00059-ОTН.

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The authors declare that they have no competing interests.


All authors contributed equally to the conception and design of the study.

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