Gamification versus Game based learning

I just learned that there is a difference between Gamification and Game-based learning. Gamification is to add gaming characteristics and motivations to the content you are teaching, while game-based learning is to play an actual game that is designed to be educational. This article does a really good job of describing the difference between the two. Here is a graphic out of the article.

Game-Based-Learning-and-Gamification

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