Blog Round-up: Gamification

LearnDash

Gamification is one of the most effective ways to increase learner engagement in your course. If you’ve spent enough time reading about how to design an engaging online course, you’ve probably heard of gamification. 5 Ways to Use Gamification in E-Learning.

Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

7 of our best blog posts on building community during quarantine. If this is the first time you’re hearing about social learning, this blog post is a good place to start. From forums to mentors to gamification, this will give you several ideas for how to build a social learning environment for your learners. How to Run Effective Group Projects in Online Education. The post Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing appeared first on LearnDash.

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LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. Karl Kapp is one of the foremost experts and prominent ‘gurus’ on gamification, which is the application of game design techniques to non-game situations. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. Game-based learning on a shoestring – GBL can be surprisingly effective, and it doesn’t have to break the bank. The dark side of gamification – I’m an advocate of gamification in the workplace, but if done badly it can do more harm than good. A framework for content curation – My somewhat controversial attempt to make content curation more effective.

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller. So if you’re interested in games, you should take some time to check out this blog series. game based learning gamification Learning Games game-based learning learning game design

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5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

A while back we did a post listing 100 Great Game Based Learning and Gamification Resources , and since then we’ve done an occasional series called GBL Picks to try and curate information for you. So in line with that mission, we’d like to recommend 5 great blogs about serious games and gamification (besides our own of course). Gamification Co. We’ll start with the blog that will keep you in the know. Gamification Co.

Gamification in eLearning

Tesseract Learning

Gamification in eLearning is the usage of gamified design elements in a non-game scenario. Due to reasons such as enhanced user engagement and increased motivation and engagement, gamification is being increasingly applied in eLearning. Benefits of Gamification in eLearning.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. The tour gained a great deal of momentum and has served to raise the awareness of gamification (both the pros and the cons). The tour has really brought the subject of gamification to light and provided both pros of gamification and highlighted the cons of gamification. The Gamification of Learning and Instruction spotted on Dr. Werbach’s bookshelf.

Gamification in eLearning

Tesseract Learning

Gamification in eLearning is the usage of gamified design elements in a non-game scenario. Due to reasons such as enhanced user engagement and increased motivation and engagement, gamification is being increasingly applied in eLearning. Benefits of Gamification in eLearning.

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017

eFront

Develop your employees’ skills consistently, and you have a clear, cost-effective path to productivity and growth. Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs. This 101 guide to cost-effective quality training. To be effective, it should lead trainees towards specific goals that stem directly from the organization’s specific needs. It’s imperative if they want to stay efficient, cost-effective and competitive.

Gamification

Obsidian Learning

The term “gamification” seems to be popping up everywhere lately, and for good reason. What is gamification? Done right, gamification can increase a user’s engagement and participation while influencing their behavior. Here are few key points to keep in mind when implementing gamification. Elearning gamification is about learning – yes, but stakeholders will want to know how it will increase ROI. Utilize effective design.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Then on Friday Judy Unrein discussed how the book can benefit instructional designers and Rich Mesch made us all hungry when he reminded us that just like Chocofication (adding chocolate to everything) is not a good idea, neither is gamification of all content a good idea. Week One Recap.

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. We strive to do more with our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs. Seven of them appeared here on our Bottom-Line Performance blog… while three appeared on our Knowledge Guru website. From the Bottom-Line Performance Blog. Trends! Tools!

Training Blogs That Motivate Learning

Ed App

Training blogs provide intricate insights into the ‘how-to’s’ and benefits of mobile learning employee training strategy. We provide you with five of the best training blogs to motivate the learning of your employees. EdApp provides an informative and relevant blog for training adult and younger learners. Learners are most motivated by engaging lessons, achieved through elements such as gamification.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a tougher challenge. So how do you make the business cases for the gamification of corporate training? Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Gamification. Making the Business Case for Gamification.

Gamification Mechanics – What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Adobe Captivate

Gamification is one of the most popular trends in eLearning. Gamification increases learner engagement, makes eLearning fun and interactive, improves learner’s knowledge absorption and retention and enhances the learning experience for learners from all age groups. Gamification mechanics, also called game mechanics or verbs of gamification are actually the elements that are used in an eLearning course to gamify it.

Gamification Elements That Rocket Boost Learner Engagement

Docebo

For years, we’ve heard about applying gamification elements within the e-learning industry. There are plenty of tactics in the L&D toolbelt, but it’s difficult to find one that speaks to people on an incentive-based level the way that gamification does. When considering an implementation strategy however, it is important be very conscious that gamification fosters interactivity and fun, not added stress. What is Gamification. Gamification Elements.

Gamification: 5 Effective Ways to Gamify Learning in Higher Education

Hurix Digital

billion by 2021 , gamification has become an increasingly ubiquitous part of education over the last few years. In this blog post, we’re going to discuss how the mechanics and elements of games that can actually improve learning and how to gamify learning in higher education institutions. The Concept of Gamification. Gamification is a strategy that uses various activities and rewards to promote student engagement. The impact of gamification in higher education.

Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN

G-Cube

Contrary to entertainment games, where the production costs have to be huge to produce the desired gaming experience, learning games can be made effective by employing strategies that are not cost prohibitive. However, this certainly does not mean that learning game has to look exactly like the work environment to be effective. An effective way of creating the connection between ‘virtual’ and ‘actual’ is to insert contextual details that players can recognize.

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10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Whether you are a student, employee, or customer, gamification is paramount to creating an engaging and inclusive learning experience. Gamification takes elements of games such as leaderboards, rewards, and scoring, and then incorporates them into the learning experience.

Using Gamification for Human Resources

Origin Learning

Gamification is penetrating into every field possible and not just for entertainment purposes. In case you’re wondering what gamification is, it is the process of applying gaming techniques and game design mechanisms in non-game related areas to motivate and entertain people, thereby achieving a particular goal. Gamification is slowly gaining popularity and soon many organizations will adopt gaming as a part of their work-related programs. Then Subscribe to this Blog ! .

The Success and (some) Failures of Gamification in Training and Learning

G-Cube

Gamification has received a lot of attention in the recent times, in both business and education. Companies are leveraging gamification as a strategy to engage consumers and clients with interesting game-like mechanisms and incentives for the purpose of promotion, marketing, engagement, and customer loyalty. Though they might sound similar, but games and gamification are different. The strengths of gamification and the derived benefits are many.

Gamification Blog Book Tour: Week Five Stops and Week Four Recap

Kapp Notes

TODAY’S BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP:May 14: Andrew Hughes Designing Digitally. We had a very interesting stop with Mike Qaissaunee’s post Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Mike gave the perspective of a technology educator and someone who is not an instructional designer and explained how gamification impacts him and the difficulties associated with gamification when your teaching load is heavy.

Anniversary edition: Top 10 posts of the MATRIX Blog

Matrix

It is exactly November 10 th , and it’s the one year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog! The MATRIX Blog turns one! Precisely one year ago I published the very first blog post, obviously entitled “ MATRIX says hello! ”. Its 314 words (making it the shortest ever post on this blog) were supposed to introduce the new kid on the block. Twelve months and 69.023 written words later, and the MATRIX Blog climbed in the first 20% (15.7%, to be more exact) of all e-learning blogs.

Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

So we know that game based learning and gamification are not new. Here I would like to mention an instance from the Indian epic Mahabarath, where gamification was used in the process of selecting a groom for a bride. The term ‘gamify’ or ‘gamification’ was first used in the digital media industry in the year 2008, but it gained popularity only in the second half of 2010. And the effect of failure in a game does not affect us as much as it does in real life.

Blog: Let The Games Begin!

Unicorn Training

Serious games and gamification are very much the hot topic in L&D at the moment and will be central to our E-Learning 20-20 workshops at the Oval next Wednesday and Thursday (26 & 27 November). Serious games and gamification are of course related, but aren't the same. Both those courses show that gamification is nothing new.

5 Key Benefits Of Enterprise Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Gamification has several key benefits for organizations looking to enhance their current trainings as well as develop a better application of the Subject Matter. In this article, I will briefly present 5 key benefits of enterprise gamification. What Are The Main Benefits Of Enterprise Gamification? In my last articles on gamification and game-based learning , I spoke about the difference between them, and how GBL can be made effective through avatars and immersive stories.

Why Does Gamification Work Effectively? The Psychology Behind Engagement With Learning

Epilogue Systems

Whether you’re counting your steps on your watch or learning a new language on your smartphone, you’re probably engaged in some sort of gamification on a daily basis. Gamification is the process of applying components that are similar to games to a mundane task. Statistics like these have encouraged more employers to use gamification in their onboarding processes and metrics , training techniques, and employee assessments. How Does Gamification Work?

Why Does Gamification Work Effectively? The Psychology Behind Engagement With Learning

Epilogue Systems

Whether you’re counting your steps on your watch or learning a new language on your smartphone, you’re probably engaged in some sort of gamification on a daily basis. Gamification is the process of applying components that are similar to games to a mundane task. Statistics like these have encouraged more employers to use gamification in their onboarding processes and metrics , training techniques, and employee assessments. How Does Gamification Work?

Demystifying Gamification vs Game based eLearning

Adobe Captivate

An Overview Of Gamification And Game-Based eLearning. Although both gamification and game-based eLearning seek to increase learner engagement and effectiveness of the training, there are key differences that need to be understood. Basics Of Gamification And Game-Based eLearning. Based on my experience, I see gamification as a strategy that uses elements and mechanics usually found in games in designing learning solutions. Gamification Has The Following Elements.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

Last year, gamification was a crazy buzzword indicating a trend that many predicted would be either the savior or the destroyer of education and training. Now, it seems like we hear less about gamification just in general, but that isn’t because the idea of using game elements in non-game situations has gone away. Gamification is also working its way into more and more training and development departments. Benefits of gamification for organizations.

The MATRIX Blog turns 2!

Matrix

It seems like yesterday when I wrote about celebrating the first year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog. The combined effort of the entire MATRIX team — and all our readers — made our blog climb even more in the mighty list of all e-learning blogs , settling in the first 7%. Now let’s have a look at the best performing MATRIX Blog posts, that contributed to its progress: Top 10 blog posts on MATRIX. Measuring training effectiveness — the Kirkpatrick model.

6 Killer Examples Of Gamification In eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Gamification in eLearning is fast emerging as an effective technique to engage learners. In this article, I will share 6 examples that outline how we have created immersive learning experiences using gamification for varied training needs like induction and onboarding, professional skills enhancement, compliance, soft skills enhancement, and behavioral change programs. Using Gamification In eLearning. What Are The Benefits Of Gamification In eLearning?

How Psychology Helps to Create Effective Gamification Experiences

Ed App

Gamification is backed by various psychologists and scholars, due to its proven performance effectiveness. Gamification experiences are made worthwhile when employees are able to increase their engagement and information retention in an immersive learning environment. Gamification provides a positive user experience to learners, leading to a boost in productivity, engagement and loyalty. Gamification motivates employees, contributing to competition amongst learners.

How Personalized Gamification Can Increase Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

Gamification for learning provides highly engaging and immersive learning experiences. In this article, I outline how you can enhance its impact further by using personalized gamification techniques. Adopting Personalized Gamification To Increase Your Learners’ Engagement. From a debatable impact of using gamification for serious learning, this is one technique that has come a long way. How Can You Enhance The Engagement Of Gamification-Based Learning Further?