Blog Book Tour: #Gamification Fieldbook Part 1 Recap

Kapp Notes

So far the blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice is off to a good start. Not as consistent as some past tours but I’ve been crazy busy with all kinds of great gamification happenings. Tour Stop: Karl Kapp’s Blog Book Tour: Welcome to Game On! The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook. Unofficial Stop: Look, it’s a game, it’s a simulation, no…it’s GAMIFICATION!

Five Free Gamification Ideas: Motivate your employees the old-fashioned way


Five Free Gamification Ideas: Motivate your employees the old-fashioned way. As we’ve mentioned in several previous posts, gamification is a powerful tool that enables you to motivate your workforce to go from good to great. Gamification- the use of game mechanics to alter behavior, is a great way to do this. There are many gamification offerings; some go for the old-school-approach of points and badges.


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Build a simple escape room for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In this blog I'll focus on simple escape rooms. If necessary, you can come up with something with well-known tools (eg a Microsoft Teams session) and pen and paper. You can also opt for simple tools, such as using pen and paper. elearning escape room gamification

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Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning

Aktiv Mind

Benefits of Gamification in Online Learning. Gamification is about games, as its name suggests, but that’s not all there is to it. What is Gamification? Gamification is the use of games in eLearning (usually in an LMS) to make training more fun and effective. However, gamification sometimes doesn’t involve playing games at all. How does Gamification enhance learning? Gamification enhances learning because it’s influential, motivational, and practical.

10 Test Making Software

Ed App

Not only do you save time and resources when compared to traditional pen and paper testing, but the reach is also much wider as it is conducted online. Gamification is a method that EdApp uses to make information absorption highly effective for learners.

10 Test Making Software

Ed App

Not only do you save time and resources when compared to traditional pen and paper testing, but the reach is also much wider as it is conducted online. Gamification is a method that EdApp uses to make information absorption highly effective for learners.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


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. I love applying mLevel’s microlearning and gamification platform to create a process that optimizes traditional event driven training. Learning Learning Technologies Learning & Development Microlearning Gamification

Hook elearners by shattering their expectation

Vignettes Learning

Wired for Story reveals these cognitive secrets--and it's a game-changer for anyone who has ever set pen to paper. Read my related blog: Creating Learning Peaks with Scenarios Reference: Lisa Cron, podcast interview Ray Jimenez, PhD. gamification ray jimenez scenario-based critical thinking scenarios vignettes narrative storytelling content development Interactivity stories instructional design conversations eLearning

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Top 10 onboarding kit ideas

Ed App

With EdApp, you can send out custom notifications when the handbook has been updated and even create quizzes through gamification to make sure that employees understand the current policies. Onboarding kit idea #6 – Pens and Notepad. Why Use Onboarding Kits?

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


Motivation & Gamification books (5). Thompson has done a tremendous service by penning this book. This high praise is well-deserved as she offers so much to the eLearning community through her blog, her podcast, her workshops and even Twitter. Motivation & Gamification books. The following books will give you the foundation you need to understand human motivation and how to leverage that by using gamification in your course design.

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On


Before you dive in to all-out scenario development, put the scenario to pen and paper and flesh it out there. Gamification works because it creates interaction specific to a goal or objective. Gamification works because it creates interaction specific to a goal or objective and therefore, if designed well, increases germane load. Posts blogScenarios are one the most effective types of eLearning.

Things to know about employee surveys


If most employees are pertaining to the younger generation some gamification mechanics can be employed to make taking the survey more appealing. Read more: Taking gamification in training to the next level. The post Things to know about employee surveys appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Gamification/scenario based learning Storytelling is so key. Check out the Backchannel – this is the online stream that often accompanies a conference as people share information on Twitter, through blogs, and more. Sketch – prototype with pen and paper.

Five LMS Lists

eLearning 24-7

A new feature is gamification (but the vast majority of LMSs do not have it yet as a component). May or may not include social, gamification and on/off synch (although a couple have it on their roadmap). There are three types of systems that slide under “learning platforms” The most common one supports PowerPoint, and videos and other content – and can track it, but they DO NOT support any version of SCORM, nor do they support AICC, PENS, Tin Can and so on.

Creating Courses that Foster Innovation


Facilitating improved learning and recall, these innovative e-Learning courses allow the learners to explore and enhance their learning experience: Gamification: Gamification helps in bringing multifaceted learning to the classroom. You can gamify your content through levels, video games, rewards or even opt for partial gamification of assessments as well. For example, many of the academics at Harvard Law School maintain their academic blogs.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

As noted in an earlier post, Growth is launching a higher education version of their gamification LMS, with feature sets specifically for the HE industry. There was quite a few assessment vendors, plagerisim detection vendors (three), e-learning tools, custom content developers but more along the lines of building games and gamification, other gamification like vendors, screen recording/video capturing vendors – as in those for live presentations and ideally used for MOOCs. .

10 free test maker tools

Ed App

Now, with digital platforms, testing goes beyond boring scantrons and pen-and-paper questions. Gamification with real prizes built into the learning process. The post 10 free test maker tools appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Love the image optimization, the ability to create gamification within your course, badge creator is a nice add, overall easy to use, drag and drop, UI/UX delivers. Rather than re-hash a variety of features and functionality, what I decided to do this year, is to base my rankings on the following (and yes, UI/UX is in there, along with functionality, but explaining functionality in deep dive in blog.). Supports PENS. Supports PENS too.

Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend in 2018


David Kelly, Executive director of the eLearning Guild, has a page called Curated Backchannels on his blog that lists valuable (free!) Be sure to check out “Games, Interactivity, and Gamification for Learning” on Monday to hear about the science behind gamification. The International Perspectives sessions should be interesting, as the European community makes innovative use of AR and gamification. Why Attend a Learning and Development Conference in 2018.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

Gamification and Gaming. I am quite sure you have heard the term “gamification” It is everywhere you look, at trade shows, in publications, on various net sites. Even folks who are quite knowledgeable about the term, may be in for a shock – because that term you read about so often is referring to gamification on the workplace, F2F (face to face) training or in classroom – AND what the industry identifies as gamification: The Training and EDTech World.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

in a meeting or special training session), or simply use an internal blog/discussion board for employees to comment. Optional Accessories Paper + Pens: Markers, Pens, Papers. BLOGS You read them on the regular and subscribe to your most favorite ones, but blogs can deliver more than just entertainment value. If you're a business on a budget, one of the best ways to educate your employees is through an internal blog. Follow my blog with Bloglovin.

Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project


It’s the place to go for gamification elements of a course. Read more: Taking gamification in training to the next level. Epic Pen is an easy to use screen marker and digital whiteboard tool for Windows that enables instructors to highlight their mouse, write, draw, or take a screen capture of any software they are using. The post Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Gamification. True, but what they are calling gamification is not gamification. . Some gamification that hits the “Gee Whiz. I remember pushing my pen around my paper in junior high creating a race game too. Another vendor includes a FAQ under gamification – why not give everyone a free rock with that? Bonus note: I have a survey on authoring tool features that will be used for a blog post in April.

Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review

eLearning 24-7

Growth Engineering debuted their authoring tool gamification solution and it was equally interesting, but I had way too many questions at this point. . What I did find interesting though it that the “gamification” angle was tied to those building the courses, rather than just in the course (which can use game themed templates). Pens, lots of pens. Bonus blog this week: On-premise – is it in demise? I’m back.

Latest on LMS Insight – Before you buy

eLearning 24-7

Making their system easier to use for all learners, including ADA 508 compliance (which many do not have), possibly PENS which is a great benefit to admins (on a side note), Safe Harbor certified for Europe (again, many are not), boosting mobile capabilities. Competency is hot and honestly it seems a perfect fit tie-in if you will with gamification to boost what is possible. In just the past two months, a lot of things have been going on in the LMS industry.

7 Tips To Create Memorable Online Training Courses


There are two different routes to take: serious games and gamification. Gamification is the process of adding game mechanics to your existing online training course design. You may even consider hiring a professional writer to pen the story for you, or make it even more powerful by turning it into a narrated video for online training purposes with images and background music. The post 7 Tips To Create Memorable Online Training Courses appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Features include: Community dashboards and developer blogs. AICC, SCORM and PENS support. Toss in collaboration, gamification and most importantly, fun to use. Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. However, in the past week, I have received over 500 e-mails from readers requesting a list of the top twenty (rather than top then). So, by popular demand… The Rankings.

The Obvious (and not so obvious) Benefits of Online Employee Training and Development


Interactivity and gamification. No pens, papers and bursting ring-back folders. Interactivity and gamification. A powerful LMS that offers features that support gamification, branching scenarios and simulations can provide the ultimate level of interactivity and practice, without the risk. In addition, gamification features that incorporate leaderboards, badges and certificates provide employees with a sense of recognition and achievement that motivates them to learn.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. Gamification capabilities. End users love gamification features. The results will be published on this blog in mid February. E-Learning 24/7 (please note: due to TK12, there will be no blog next week – however I will be tweeting live from the event and posting frequently in the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin group.

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

The Learning Dispatch

Accessibility (6) Instructional Design (21) Evaluation (4) Learning Experience (19) Professionalism (9) Program Design (27) Style, Usage, and Grammar (10) Visual Design (9) Microassist’s Learning Dispatch Blog (4). Rebecca Weaver, at the Chronicle of Higher Education ’s ProfHacker blog, points out that assignment sheets reinforce the instructor’s pedagogical philosophy. At their blog, 3-Star Learning Experiences, Mirjam Neelen and Paul A. At the Pen Addict, Susan M.

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25 Online Test Makers

Ed App

Now, with digital platforms, testing goes beyond boring scantrons and pen-and-paper questions. Gamification with real prizes built into the learning process. is game-based online quiz software that uses colorful visuals and gamification elements to boost engagement.