Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” There is a healthy discussion on the eLearning Guild’s LinkedIn group. Also, please know that I respect the work of Dr. Ruth Clark and actually think that aside from the title most of the article is on target, we don’t have a universal definition of “game”, research is sort of fragmented and a paper prototyping is always the way to go. The research shows that people can learn from games.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” There is a healthy discussion on the eLearning Guild’s LinkedIn group. Also, please know that I respect the work of Dr. Ruth Clark and actually think that aside from the title most of the article is on target, we don’t have a universal definition of “game”, research is sort of fragmented and a paper prototyping is always the way to go. The research shows that people can learn from games.

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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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What’s Old is New Again: Board Games & Card Games for Learning

Kapp Notes

There has been an exciting surge in board games and card games for learning. Recently, I wrote about that surge over on LinkedIn in an article titled Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018. The Invasion of the German Board Games.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

According to BigFish games, 58% of Americans play video games , with 68% of that population older than 18. Why are games so popular, and how can we leverage gamification for association learning? Share this on LinkedIn.

This is your Brain on Games

Your Training Edge

This is your Brain on Games - The science behind gaming that proves gamification and simulation make sense. Computer and video gaming… It’s a $25 billion dollar entertainment business per year which in 2010 sold over 257 million video and computer games.

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MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

Knowledge by itself does not mean much if you can’t do anything with it, and learning to apply knowledge can help people deal more effectively with new kinds of problems. Games to make training fun. Games activate multiple brain pathways associated with good feelings.

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Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” A more accurate title would be “Some Games Aren’t Effective at Making People Remember Content,” but that’s a lot less likely to grab attention. However, I think Clark didn’t do a very careful review of the literature before writing her post, and I don’t think that one study is enough for her to make such a broad claim dismissing games for learning.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range).

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. And one unfortunate side-effect of outcomes-thinking, I should add, is the teaching-to-the-test that now corrupts primary and high schools).”

22 Remarkable Game-Based Training Results You Need to See

Lemonade

Today let’s look at the business case for game-based training — a strategy that not only improves training engagement, but can drive better results for your business. Get better training for less with Lemonade, the game-based learning experience platform.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. Gamification and game-based learning were covered in their own post, so they’re not included here). Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Share this on LinkedIn. Interactive.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. What’s more, they don’t just mean by saving money or time (although their games are doing that, too).

This Week on #TalkTech: Cisco and Social Learning, Simplifying #mLearning and Fantasy Elements in Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How does Cisco combine social learning and games with traditional learning tools? They were ahead of the curve when it comes to social learning and game based learning when they launched their “Cisco Learning Network” in 2008. Using Fantasy in Instructional Games.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome.

8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. Social media giants such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Regardless of your business type, this method is super cost-effective and an impactful way to generate sales.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Help you up your game! Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn. It’s not just about pitching an idea–which is also covered in this innovative and free LinkedIn course. insert dramatic music effect*. Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn.

Gamification Techniques Transferring Over into Real Life- Life could be like a video game.

Your Training Edge

Let’s just admit now, that most of you reading this blog post have enjoyed some play time behind a video game controller whether it be mastering Tetris, Doom or any other video game for that matter. Games are everywhere; games will lead the way both now and in the future. Not to name names here, but: Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3 and Mass Effect 3 are just to name a few. The lure of the video game is to draw the player in, interaction if you will.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Dashe & Thomson

He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging. I hear the same thing now among colleagues who think simulation and gaming is a farce to learning, especially when you begin to talk about allowing the learner to explore instead of using the traditional forced hierarchical approach.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

The research and practices centered around technological advances are fascinating, including an emerging emphasis on automation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and learning apps utilizing gaming elements.

Games And Simulations

The eLearning Coach

Karl Kapp, professor, author and speaker, understands the value of games and simulations in learning. In this two-part interview, Karl covers everything from video games to virtual 3D worlds, their cognitive advantages and future trends in online learning.

Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

Your learning and development (L&D) department could currently be engaged in a game of Whack-a-Mole with real dollars, not to mention your employees’ time, patience and behavior. For more than a decade I have been building game-based solutions to help make training more effective. To achieve real ROI with every dollar spent, it’s most effective to start small and targeted, only spending dollars on skills practice. appeared first on game.

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Podcast Episode 3: Gamification and Learning – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

He also has authored nine books and developed multiple online courses for LinkedIn Learning. Game-Based Learning. There is a huge opportunity to attract external audiences, draw them in and build loyalty by applying these elements: Game-Based Learning. Start by playing games!

What Is Soft Skills Training And Why Is It So Important?

The Game Agency

The most effective way to do so is through game-based training. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills. But not all games are created equal. Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, in his commencement address to Wharton graduates in 2018 discussed the importance of compassion to build better companies. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills.

eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

It’s like the concept of “freemium” games where a game is free, but the add-ons have a small fee. Gamification, not to be confused with game-based learning, is the use of game elements such as leaderboards and badges, in courses. Share this on LinkedIn.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. View all posts by Paul → ← Can Games Transform the World?

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you. Rob Mueller: Great post on using games as a training device.

Gamification Mechanics vs. Gamification Dynamics

Your Training Edge

These actions in which players take (“agency”) and the rules that limit those actions to create pressure (also known as “urgency”) are what make up game mechanics. In essence it kind of becomes a catchall for operations and their effects. 13) Infinite Game play.

Find your personal gamification guru

Sponge UK

A curated list of games and gamification experts that offer practical tips for your L&D needs. So who can you look to for relevant resources on game-based learning? Kapp is synonymous with games and gamification in elearning.

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective

Aptara

Gamification must be specifically targeted to be effective. Gamification is coming to the workplace in a big way, but if it isn't used properly it won't have the beneficial effect companies are looking for. The best example of completion gamification is the LinkedIn interface.

Integrating Meditative Tools Into E-Learning Apps

Adobe Captivate

There are already many applications like Skill Pill, Moodle Mobile, LinkedIn Learning, etc., Stress Bursting Gibberish – It is a very compelling game to relieve stress in children. Image Source.

Slaying giants

Learning with e's

New technologies liberate us from temporal and spatial constraints, and this will have a radical effect on the future of Learning and Development departments in organisations.

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Your Training Edge

By definition from Wikipedia ( [link] ) “Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users and solve problems. SimCity allows for interaction through game play in the course of building a city.