So gamification is very new. In fact, a lot of people think it’s just a business catchphrase that sounds good, though it sounds much better than “serious games,” which would be game-based learning. Even “game-based learning” probably sounds better than serious games. Serious games don’t sound very fun. But it was used as a term to talk with non-entertainment people, like in the military. So you can say, “Hey, you want a game to train your soldiers?”
Sande Chen, who I’ve posted about before, takes 14 minutes to talk about the difference between gamification and game-based learning and makes some predictions about the future of both.