Game of Work

The Simple Shift

Organizational Design Social BusinessI contend that beliefs form from repeated behaviors. This could be your own behavior, an observed behavior, or a behavior projected on you by another’s story (an authority tells you).

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5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

No matter what learning solution you think you want to produce, it’s important to identify the learning need (and business need) before starting a project. Serious games are worth a look when you want to improve performance in an organization, but one size does not fit all.

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The Benefits of Gamification In Business

Hurix Digital

Games are incredibly engaging and have an excellent way of getting people to complete goals. The idea of Gamification is to take these golden traits from games and apply them to your real-life activities in the workplace. Benefits of Gamification in Business.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

Last week’s post gave an overview of the entire process for getting started in learning game design or creating game-based learning. This post focuses on Step 1, which is to play and evaluate games. If you focus on one particular genre (video games, board games, etc.),

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

Does Game-Based e-Learning help Improve Corporate Training?

Indusgeeks

Game-based e-learning courses use multiple types of media elements for. The post Does Game-Based e-Learning help Improve Corporate Training? appeared first on Game Based training blog.

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A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

Almost everyone on my commute who owns a smart-phone is using it for two things: playing games and social networking, or a combination of both – games on social networks, social network features in games. Once or twice a week I commute to the office using public transport.

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Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Students learn new things via a game-like approach that engages them and helps them retain knowledge. 80% of the participants in a survey said that they’d be more productive if they learn through a game. These reasons are: Games help learners understand things better.

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Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

Slowly, as the human species evolved, (around 70,000 to 80,000 years ago), they started hunting small game. The word ‘game’ here means any animal hunted for food. The term game was used as a medieval hunting terminology in the late 13th century.

Business games

Learning with e's

In my response, I echoed what I had earlier said in my Zukunft Personal keynote - Open Educational Resources are the start of a movement that is already transferring itself to the business sector. I pointed out that some major players in the gaming industry are participating.

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Partnering Well on a Rapid Timeline

Speaker: Becci Zweirs, Learning Projects Leader, Inno-Versity, Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity, and Pam Whetstone, Training Development Manager, Williams-Sonoma

Game Element: Freedom

Kapp Notes

We don’t often think of something as abstract as “freedom” as a game element but actually, “freedom” is a large part of games. But games provide more than the freedom to fail. Games are a sandbox for life. Course On Game Elements.

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Six Truths About Implementing a Learning Game that Gets Results

Knowledge Guru

I love games—but that does not mean I think a game is the appropriate option for every learning situation. You may need to go through 5-8 iterations to get a custom game right. 2) Games are not a panacea. Match the game to the audience, not the people paying for it.

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How game-based training can improve corporate e-learning for your organization

Indusgeeks

Learning and development professionals and corporate trainers are often seen as strategic partners who are critical to the success of their business. The post How game-based training can improve corporate e-learning for your organization appeared first on Game Based training blog.

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Why your organization needs game based elearning

Indusgeeks

Skepticism running toward the idea of learning through video games is now a thing of the past as more and more companies and organizations are committing to game based elearning. The post Why your organization needs game based elearning appeared first on Game Based training blog.

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Games for Leadership Training for Corporate training and E-learning

Indusgeeks

Games for leadership training are always available but they only do so much in terms of practicality and effectiveness. The post Games for Leadership Training for Corporate training and E-learning appeared first on Game Based training blog.

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Integrating Games into eLearning

Association eLearning

People often just look at video games as fun, but they can also be played to aid learning. Listed below are examples of when gaming and learning are combined to give learners an optimal, innovative experience. Learning About Video Game Design. Business Education.

The Benefits of Gamification In Business

Hurix Digital

Games are incredibly engaging and have an excellent way of getting people to complete goals. The idea of Gamification is to take these golden traits from games and apply them to your real-life activities in the workplace. Benefits of Gamification in Business.

Game-based learning on a shoestring

E-Learning Provocateur

Game-based learning doesn’t have to break the bank. Sure, you can spend an obscene amount of money on gaming technology if you want to, but you don’t have to. In this free online game, you play the role of a waitress in a busy restaurant.

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5 games every e-learning professional should play

E-Learning Provocateur

In fact, 63% of American households are home to someone who plays video games regularly (hardly a sub-culture). In other words, the playing of video games has normalised. As time marches on, not gaming is becoming abnormal.

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8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1.

Serious Games for Healthcare: Looking at the Business Ingredients

Web Courseworks

The topic is regarding how serious games can play a role in healthcare education, both on a consumer and CME level. My perspective is to look at serious games in terms of business opportunities.

How Much Story Does a Serious Game Need?

Knowledge Guru

In serious games, story is a narrative that either weaves through an entire game or sets up the reason you are playing the game and elaborates on the theme. Will a story that is too detailed exclude certain learners or make them feel the game does not apply to them?

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Webinar highlights business case for elearning games

Sponge UK

NEWS: The real life results achieved by organisations using gamification and games as part of workplace learning programmes will be explore in a forthcoming webinar. When you achieve this ‘sweet spot’, where games meet learning, the results really do speak for themselves.”

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Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

Social, MOOC, gamification, games, byte-sized learning, performance management, mobile content, HTML5, Tin Can API – these were the buzz words in 2013, and many gurus have predicted that these trends will gain further momentum in 2014.

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To Game or Not to Game? The Best Ways to Use Games for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

So, you think you want to use a game to help people learn. ” There are many reasons to use games for learning… and also times when you’d be better off picking a different interactive learning experience. Using a game as the Primary Learning Method.

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Creating “Mind-Blowing” Learning Games for Social Impact and Business Results

Bottom-Line Performance

This week I had a “first” in terms of how someone described what we’d created: “mind-blowing” We were doing our final play test of A Paycheck Away and each player was invited to share a one-word description of the game-play experience they’d just completed.

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You Built a Great Learning Game… Why Aren’t You Getting Results?

Knowledge Guru

You built a wonderful learning game. Did you have “complete an eLearning course,” or “play (insert name) learning game that my boss recommended to me” on your list? Perhaps you do – and perhaps you fully intend to do that course or play that game.

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How to Create a Game-Based Learning Strategy

Knowledge Guru

She thinks training completion is low because the content isn’t engaging and wanted to know if a learning game could fix it. I told her that there is no “easy button,” and games are not a cure-all for for boring content or bad learning design.

Gamification vs Game-Based Learning: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

In 2015, the American Gaming Association and GfK Custom Research of North America estimated that almost 40 million Americans filled out more than 70 million March Madness brackets. The game of basketball is, obviously, a game. Want to design your own learning game?

Some Interesting Business Simulations/Games

Kapp Notes

Here are some interesting Business Education Simulations from Realityworks. The Business Education Simulations apply key business concepts taught in a traditional instructor-led class to a series of three online games that test students’ knowledge of successful business strategies. Students create their own company and product, and participate in simulations, including The Business Game, The Entrepreneurship Game and The Finance Game.

Stop Gaming Social

The Simple Shift

Social Social Business Social networks social toolsThere may be some truth to this formula, or rather there may be truth to pieces of this formula and sadly it was all frankensteined together. And “Beverly” here could be a lovely person but “Beverly” systematically engineering social content in her organization is BevBot. Similarly, a leader having a cheat sheet is likely afraid […].

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So you want to create a learning game?

Knowledge Guru

There is a lot of interest from instructional designers, teachers, and sundry others in designing learning games. This, of course, is heartening to me since I am a major proponent in the use of games as a learning tool. Games for older students and for adults are really tough to find.

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Clickbait Learners To Increase Your Business Compliances

G-Cube

Over the last few years, there has been a myriad of companies trying to improve their business and stay ahead of the curve. Clickbait is one of the effective marketing tools used to improve business growth and employees’ knowledge competency.

Tips for Implementing Games for Leadership Training in Enterprises

Indusgeeks

The post Tips for Implementing Games for Leadership Training in Enterprises appeared first on Game Based training blog. Leadership, like many other soft topics which are classed as critical skills, is a very tough nut to crack. There is only so much theory you can learn about a soft skill like leadership before you actually need to bite the bullet and head out to the real world to practice your newly found knowledge. Read More.

Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

In this post, I would be sharing the concept of game changing training and how the corporate trainers and professionals can turn their sessions into the most successful learning experience. Game changing training is more than just winning and losing.

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7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

Knowledge Guru

When it comes to serious games, ATD says you probably are. In an ATD survey conducted for its 2014 research report, Playing to Win: Gamification and Serious Games in Organizational Learning ( link ), 71% of organizations reported that they prefer to develop serious games in-house.