Human Capital Transformation to Solve Business Problems

InfoPro Learning

The most successful employee training programs are created to solve business problems. Designing your training programs to solve your business challenges will ensure that your employees have the skills they need.

3 Improvements Leaders Should Consider When Business is Slow

TOPYX LMS

And as the virus becomes better-controlled, an increasing number of businesses will reopen. During the waiting game, organizations can implement a few tips to prepare for their employees’ return to the workplace. Business Performance

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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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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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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

Any eLearning professional can tell you that each project has its own unique challenges - but no matter what you're facing, those who have been there before can help. Join experts from Inno-Versity and William-Sonoma for an in-depth case study that will take you from discovery to creation and deployment of a complex eLearning project, all in 9 months using in-house resources.

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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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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6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

But how do you design a game for your course? I learned to type from an old computer game. I remember this last game used the visual of a piano with a metronome that would get faster over time.). What is an e-learning game? E-learning games come in all shapes and sizes.

The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

InfoPro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. The game required players to wait for crops to grow and other actions which resulted in harvesting for money. Games.

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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.

The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

InfoPro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. The game required players to wait for crops to grow and other actions which resulted in harvesting for money. Games.

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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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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Karl Kapp, Sharon Boller Partner for Learning Game Design Workshop

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Learning and Development professionals have been hearing about learning games and game based learning over and over again for a few years now. Game Based Learning Design Skills in High Demand. Our Approach to Game Based Learning Design.

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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.

Once Is Not Enough: How to Playtest Custom Learning Games

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I believe playtesting is a crucial, and often overlooked, part of learning game design. It takes multiple iterations to determine the right combination of game mechanics and game elements for your target learners. Example: Serious Game for Healthcare Workers.

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8 Great Posts on Game Based Learning and Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

This time last fall, we were just wrapping up an 8 part blog series on gamification and game based learning. Sharon Boller , President of BLP, authored the posts with the beginning game designer in mind. Part 2: Mastering the Jargon of Game Design. Remember 2011?

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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What makes Product Knowledge Training a Game-Changer?

InfoPro Learning

In this article, we are going to share with you why product knowledge training can be a game-changer for your business. Why does product knowledge training have such a huge impact on the success of your business?

Game-based eLearning for customer service training

Indusgeeks

The post Game-based eLearning for customer service training appeared first on Game-Based Training. Customer service or customer support is a word that is quintessential to the existence of most companies but yet it’s not allocated with as much as importance as needed.

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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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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Customized Business Simulations: Understanding Its Advantages

Indusgeeks

Before you send your sales representatives out on the field and lose all your profit margins on a badly executed venture, there’s a better way of helping them navigate through the landscape of the company objectives and goals: Customized Business Simulations!

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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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.

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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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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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).

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game. He was a trained Game Master.

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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.

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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Simulations versus games

Clark Quinn

At the recent Realities 360 conference, I saw some confusion about the difference between a simulation and a game. For that matter, they can represent worlds that aren’t real, certainly the case in games.). In business, there may already exist a model of particular processes, particularly if they’re proprietary systems. Games. The problem here is that too often people will build a simulation and call it a game. Sorry, then it’s not a game!

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.

Interactive Training Games: Why your organization needs it.

Indusgeeks

If you are involved in any sort of traditional training or elearning activities then it is likely that you have considered implementing some form of interactive training games/serious game into your course material. Gaming elements. appeared first on Game Based training blog.

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