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Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

In this article, I am going to introduce you a novel concept of Gamification that has been transforming a lot of aspects in the world of learning and development. The application of game based elements in non game based context is called gamification.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. His most recent book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook has more how-to guides within it.). Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned.

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. Hear from a few of our team members on what they’ve explored about learning, microlearning, gamification, corporate challenges, and more in 2017. It is very likely that that content was also delivered in multiple formats using gamification.

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Competitive Edge: Using Gamification as Motivation

Learn-Wise

We will be looking at gamification in a two-part blog series, and in the first article, we will look at motivating with points and rewards. In Learn-WiseGo, you can gamify not only your lesson plans, but also your webinars and in-classroom trainings!

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Contrary to popular belief, gamification is not…. So what is Gamification?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Contrary to popular belief, gamification is not…. So what is Gamification?

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. Gamification.

Games Are the New Normal: The 2 Types of Gamification

OpenSesame

Gamification. As elements of game playing began to blend with the learning process, criticism was swift to follow with people remarking that gamification was “ an inadvertent con ” with its simplicity, or exists only “ to conceal, to impress. Regardless of the backlash, it’s hard to deny that gamification is only growing in popularity. Below are two ways you might come across gamification in the modern world. How has gamification affected your workplace?

7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

Notably, the corporate sector has received some satisfying results since they have started to blend e-learning techniques into their training programs. Gamification is expected to enhance the training programs further in 2019.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

How to Encourage Continuous Learning through Your Course

LearnDash

Adult learners tend to approach courses with one of two mindsets: either the program they’re signing up for is a once-and-done class, much like a seminar or a college-level credit course, or it’s part of an ongoing learning process. Keep lessons bite-sized. Of course, few learners will be able to build a habit if the lessons themselves are designed to fit a longer format. elearning gamification

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4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

Gamification involves the use of gaming techniques in order to provide engaging learning and training experiences that result in increased knowledge retention and improved outcomes. There are quite a few approaches you can take to incorporate this method into your learning program.

Training to align with the new world of Retail

Litmos

There are some common denominators, however, regardless of the type of Retail business you're creating a training program for. Create training programs that refine customer service skills, reinforce and/or introduce product knowledge, and deepen their commitment to company culture.

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Sophie returns home after a long day of piano lessons and school. Delighted to note a new lesson updated on her online art history course, she promptly joins the virtual lesson. She goes up to her room and checks the notifications on her phone.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

Does it align with the goals of your training program? In a previous set of articles, we looked at the advantages of using a massive open online course (MOOC) to incorporate informal learning into training programs. Gamification.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the course of two articles, we will examine the main “MOOC tools” – online technologies that have made it possible to deliver highly engaging training programs to any number of employees, anywhere, at any time. And that is just at the beginning – as the lesson goes on, the amount of time people can pay attention shrinks to the point where at the end of an hour, they can effectively absorb only a few minutes of information at a time.

Online Course Idea: Language Hacking

LearnDash

However, there is one resource you can use to give you a head start, and that’s the popular “ How to Learn Any Language in 3 Months ” article by Tim Ferris. The article is fantastic and already outlines the key words you’ll need to teach in your program.

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How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

Or they find ways to incorporate the online learning program into classroom activities. Problems aside, the educators who are able to effectively combine mobile learning and blended learning will have set themselves up for a successful learning program.

Are You Creating Course Storyboards?

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon for people to just start creating lessons in their course, but a course without a plan, or storyboard, may face serious problems down the line. Usually a storyboard is created in a program like Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. Tool vendors that allow for social collaboration to be built into eLearning lessons, thereby giving learners the ability to converse with each other, build teams, and collaborate on projects, help to establish a lifelong pattern of continuous learning. At home, we can watch a TV program, pause it, and then continue watching it in a different room or on our mobile devices on another day.

Data Visualization for Meaningful Story Comprehension

Vignettes Learning

Data visualization adds dimension and impact to eLearning lessons. Such is the power of a visual: it can quickly convey the story to the learners or create a connection between the lesson and the learner.

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life. Now that my youngest son, Wade, just turned 2, he will be introduced to this program in the very near future. Chordbuddy works like any other micro learning program.

‘Ikea’ in eLearning Design and Development

Vignettes Learning

In his article, A New Ingeniously Designed Shelter For Refugees—Made By Ikea, Shane Snow writes: "The Ikea Foundation (which has invested approximately 3.4 The same article cites that these innovative shelters are twice as large as the old-school refugee tent.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

Gamification involves the use of gaming techniques in order to provide engaging learning and training experiences that result in increased knowledge retention and improved outcomes. There are quite a few approaches you can take to incorporate this method into your learning program.

Accelerating eLearning by Focusing on Context

Vignettes Learning

It is therefore important that designers focus on the intended context of their lessons rather than allow themselves to be distracted by too much information during elearning development. Image Source Well developed elearning programs put premium on embedding context rather than just provding content. Storing too much information in one single lesson weakens the learning framework. Context focuses on micro-lessons that lead to rapid learning.

Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve read some thoughtful articles on learning trends over the last couple of weeks, but I’m obviously partial to Sharon’s article here on the Lessons on Learning blog. Any trends article that looks to the past for perspective when discussing trends gets my attention.

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‘The brain and digital learning’: A review of Stella Collins’ new chapter

Elucidat

Perhaps there is something in gamification after all. However, digital learning programs designed to enhance learning specific skills may have less impact on our brains. Did we do gamification wrong, or a bit quick and dirty?

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Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?

Adobe Captivate

They have a role in making lessons engaging and fruitful. Positive learning outcomes are the desired goal for any learning program. They have a role in making lessons engaging and fruitful. This brings us to the second part of this article – learning activities.

Microlearning definition

Ed App

Microlearning is one of the most effective forms of learning and, in recent times, has become the backbone of many corporate training and retail training programs. In this article we’ll examine the microlearning definition according to its use in company training. Gamification.

Are you Interpreting eLearning Data Correctly?

Vignettes Learning

The responsibility of eLearning developers does not stop at implementing lessons. Recently, the British Broadcasting Company website published an article written by Malcom Gladwell entitled “Viewpoint: Could one man have shortened the Vietnam War?”

A Day In The Life Of A Microlesson

Ed App

As you can most likely figure, a microlesson is some sort of ‘small lesson’ But, what could the benefits of that possibly be? In this article, we outline the top benefits of sharing microlessons with your employees. Lessons are engaging and motivating. The use of gamification in microlearning results in boosted employee engagement and motivation. EdApp, for instance, offers spaced repetition, a template library, offline mode, and gamification to name a few.

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success

LearnUpon

In this article, we’ll explain the golden rules of learning engagement. It should be noted that the methods mentioned in this article can be adapted and applied to any type of training. Engagement is a very broad subject, far too broad to cover in one article. Gamification.

Why You Should Encourage Leaders to Play Games

CLO Magazine

According to Development Dimensions International’s Ready-Now Leaders: 25 Findings to Meet Tomorrow’s Business Challenges — Global Leadership Forecast 2014-15, only 37 percent use a formal program to develop a talent bench for a smooth transition.

How to Ensure your Employees are up to Date With Their eLearning Courses

eFront

But even so, it still needs you, or your instructors that will be operating the courses, to be on top of your employee training program to ensure employee participation and engagement — two things that are essential for its success.

3 Examples of Inspiring Gamified eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

In this article, Steve Penfold will show you how to use gamification to create more effective elearning. Organizations are using gamification to increase learner motivation and engagement. Let’s look at three elearning programs that are doing a good job of using gamification.

What does Mobile Learning Look Like?

Mindflash

This article is the second in a two-part series on mLearning. The first article, Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay , covered why you should consider embedding mLearning into your overall learning strategy. And incorporate based on the lessons you’ve learned from past projects.