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Abstract

Despite the emerging of new pedagogical techniques in the recent years, there is little emphasis on the approach that could be integrated in stimulating accounting students to have more motivation and engagement in their learning process and experience. One of the approaches to reduce this gap is gamification technique in education. Thus, this paper aims to discuss gamification in accounting education. An extensive literature review method was utilized to identify and analyze relevant literature regarding the gamification. Specifically, this paper discusses the gamification in terms of its basic concept, gamification in education including Malaysian context and the role of gamification in accounting education. The implications of the paper theoretically and practically as well as suggestions for future research are also provided.

Keywords: Gamification, accounting education, literature review, motivation, engagement

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