Tue.Jan 15, 2013

4 Ways Gamification Drives Business Results

Bottom-Line Performance

What’s the value of a more informed sales rep? What’s the ROI of a more engaged employee? These types of results are hard to quantify, yet they drive meaningful value for a business. Plenty has been written on the value of games and gamification.

Summary of #Games Research Qualitative Literature Review Conducted by Fengfeng Ke

Kapp Notes

Most of the time a meta-analysis of studies looks at only the numbers as a means of comparison. Here is an interesting qualitative meta-analysis and the highlights of the results. Fengfeng Ke, a researcher focusing on digital game-based learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, and simulations for instructional use, conducted a review of 89 research articles that provided empirical data on the application and effectiveness of computer-based instructional games.

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The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future.

The Role of Incentives in Learning (Hint: Read to the end to get a reward!)

Social Learning

One of the little absurdities of human nature that I’ve always found fascinating is how easily we allow our actions and priorities to be shaped by rewards and incentives that are not, when you think about them, very rewarding or incentivizing. I was recently reminded of this rule while walking [.] The post The Role of Incentives in Learning (Hint: Read to the end to get a reward!) appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

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Use eLearning Characters as Presenters

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, President of eLearningArt, a company that provides thousands of eLearning templates and images, and author of the Assets eLearning Blog.

Babson Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6.7 million. However, most institutions remain undecided about MOOCs.

A Peek into my Video Game Design and Development Courses

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Video Game Design and Development teacher, Steve Isaacs : Recently @techucation reached out to ask for some resources and ideas related to teaching Video Game Design and Development.

6 Surprisingly Common eLearning Myths


eLearning is still a young field. For every tip, how-to and best practice, there are myths that pervade every discussion of developing, designing and implementing online training. Here are some of the most common myths we hear. eLearning Solutions

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Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. This unsettling sensation may be the case with many high-performing employees due to fear of being laid off in an effort to trim the fat.

What happens when talent and crowdsourcing collide?

Spicy Learning

This is a guest post by Paul MacCartney. 150 years ago last week, London built the world’s first underground rail network to deal with the crowds flocking to work in the City. Managing the Tube well continues to be a key economic enabler – and a challenge – as London’s population grows. It is no surprise that booming mega-cities across the world are investing in metro systems. Dealing with the crowd as a ‘problem’ is essential for growth.

Pelecon flies higher

Learning with e's

Those of you who have ever attended a Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference, or even followed from afar via the social media channels will know that Pelecon is an extraordinary event.

We made this app for my son (and yours)

Visual Lounge

My son, Cameron, struggles with high school math. I was a German teacher, not a math teacher. Can’t see the video? Watch it on YouTube. His sister helps him. He can’t ask his classmates. How do you text questions or answers to algebra problems?

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

What Are Sketch Notes?


Posted in Uncategorized Basically, sketchnoting is doodling while you’re taking notes. I’ve been doing this ever since I got in trouble in the 2nd grade for drawing Dr. Seuss characters when I was supposed be taking a quiz.

Free Webinar - “The Flipped Classroom”

Take an e-Learning Break

Free webinar on the important learning trend, “The Flipped Classroom,” on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 12 (noon) EST. To ensure your space, please follow this link to register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/405556006. In this 45 minute webinar, you will better understand why educators and Corporate Learning professionals are turning to a new model called the flipped classroom. You will discover what it is and why everyone is talking about it.

Captivate 6 Example eLearning Course Using Templates

eLearning Brothers

. Thought I’d share another example eLearning course I created using Adobe Captivate 6. This demo was created to showcase our eLearning Templates in action. Here are the templates that I used: Captivate Layouts Template. Cutout People. Flash Game Template. Launch Demo.

Five effective tips to encourage student engagement in online tests


Students often complain that quizzes are too easy, dull, and/or pointless. Many students believe that teachers create quizzes in order to kill time. Sometimes these statements may be true, but sometimes teachers simply aren’t sure how to effectively create assessments that keep a student’s interest.

[eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

Futurestep Names New VP of Talent Solutions in North America

CLO Magazine

The new role will focus on the convergence of recruitment execution and technology as part of Futurestep's strategy to offer its customers services in end-to-end talent management. Los Angeles — Jan. 14 Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company specializing in high impact talent services, has appointed Dennis Law as its vice president of talent solutions in North America. The newly created position will focus on the maintenance and expansion of Futurestep's talent solutions business.

Roanoke Times news quiz for Jan. 18


Impress your friends and colleagues with your savvy local news knowledge

Quiz Aqidah Bab Kalimat Tayyibah Ta'awudz


Standar Kompetensi 5. Memahami kalimat thayyibah (ta'awud) Kompetensi Dasar 5.1.Mengenal Allah melalui kalimat thayyibah (ta'awud) Indikator Pencapaian Kompetensi Melafalkan kalimat Ta'awud Mengartikan kaimat

Who's that Pokemon


Pokemon Master's Quizy Quiz · Pokemon Master's Quizy Quiz · pokemon cwiz · How Well Do You Know About The Pokemon Emerald Games? Pokemon - a bit harder. Get Quiz Takers Now. Share On: Facebook · Twitter · My

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?

How well do you know Chuck Hagel?


Discussion of Chuck Hagel's nomination as secretary of defense has dominated the news in recent weeks. But how well do you know his backstory? The native Nebraskan was born and raised in North Platte, served in

The Freyne Name Game


How well do you remember the nicknames that Peter Freyne gave to Vermont's movers and shakers? Note: to be scored accurately, use first and last names, but omit honorific titles

Op Gaming Admin Aptitude Assessment


Once selected by an Admin or Senior Admin for nomination it is mandatory for the recipient to PASS this exam with a 80% or above. Even if you pass this Assessment you still need to be voted in by majority vote so keep that in

Protists Online interactive practice test


Create a quiz using full-featured, free quiz maker for work, school or fun. Share online on facebook, blogs, websites & more

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Learning Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Learning Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best LMS software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!