Making Learning Games Effective: 5 ways of ensuring that players LEARN

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With the advent of computers, internet and communication technologies games have become more accessible, less costly, highly engaging and lots of fun for players of all ages. In addition, the worth of games in learning has also been explored in education and corporate training as well.

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Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Gamified learning is one of the most effective methods of learning that have cropped up in the digital age. Students learn new things via a game-like approach that engages them and helps them retain knowledge. These reasons are: Games help learners understand things better.

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Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

So what does this mean for the lowly Instructional Designer (or his still-lowlier Project Manager) when faced with that scary question about “measuring training effectiveness?” The answers can all be found in my performance in the game.

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Six Game-Based Training Models To Achieve Your Performance Objectives

The Game Agency

Game-based training transforms traditional learning from a passive experience into an active experience. The study “A Meta-Analytic Examination of the Instructional Effectiveness of Computer-Based Simulation Games” found that simulation game-based training results in 20% higher self-efficiency, 9% greater retention, 11% greater declarative knowledge and 14% greater procedural knowledge than instructional training methods. Strategy Games: Showcase Analysis.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. further by continuously modifying the training plan to adapt to the performance of the learner. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. described by the spacing effect).

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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Upcoming Workshop On Designing Effective Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

It blew me away what a room full of learning professionals, split into groups and working with people they may have just met, were able to come up with in just a few short hours of game design prototyping. Some groups took a performance challenge one person was facing in their workplace.

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 of Phones: Five Critical Factors For Effective Mobile Learning

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Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions

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Instant learning solutions that address immediate needs to improve job performance. ? Reducing the need for longer costlier training and increasing speed to performance. The solution is developing performance-oriented solutions to deliver tacit knowledge.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

the latest Performance Management Maturity Model. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

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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eLearning Rockstars Stage – Using Games to Make Your Training More Effective

The Game Agency

Karl Kapp , Professor of Instructional Technology and Director of the Institute for Interactive Technologies at Bloomsburg University and Stephen Baer , Managing Partner of The Game Agency, joined forces to present an engaging, interactive session at this year’s DevLearn Expo.

How to Setup Effective Game-Based Learning for Enterprises

Hurix Digital

If the learning process is dull, employees will not be able to gain the skills and knowledge to perform in real-life scenarios. And game-based learning helps to achieve just that. So how do we learn through games? Game-based learning is the new buzzword in enterprise training.

Game Based Learning – Why Does it Work?

Bottom-Line Performance

He will be appearing in person at DevLearn to hand out scrolls and spread the word that game-based learning works. Forty years of research [i] says yes, games are effective learning tools. Games don’t necessarily have to be competitive.

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Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018

Kapp Notes

If past is prologue, the learning game industry is set for a wild ride in 2018. One of the most interesting trends and developments across the gaming industry is the surge in the popularity of both board and card games. Resurgence of “Analog” Games. Card 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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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.

Coaching Employees to Improve Performance

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Coaching employees to improve performance starts with effective leadership. Here we’ll describe and define the purpose of workplace coaching and share tips on how you can start coaching employees to improve performance. Effective Coaching in the Workplace.

When Games Go Small: 4 Mobile Learning Game Design Principles

Bottom-Line Performance

The education game market continues to grow rapidly, and mobile learning games are the dominant force in this market. for corporate learning games will be over 20% between 2017 – 2022 and about 35% globally with the U.S. Want to learn more about mobile learning games?

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Karl Kapp, Sharon Boller Partner for Learning Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

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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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Pedagogy in Game-Based Learning – Tips to align ID strategies in Learning Games

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The popularity of games in learning is contributing to the immense growth of the gaming industry. Learning games are fast gaining popularity – in educational as well as corporate circles. There are 3 main components of interactive entertainment: Story, Game and Play.

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. I do not think it will always equal the most effective or efficient means of helping people learn. You may need to go through 5-8 iterations to get a custom game right.

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Summary of a Literture Review on The Effectiveness of Instructional Games by Robert Hays

Kapp Notes

Hays, of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division published the results of an extensive literature review on games for instruction. It is an expansive look at the literature on the effectiveness of games for learning up until the year 2005. Games

Designing a Learning Game? Play these 3 Games First

Knowledge Guru

At Bottom-Line Performance (owners of the Knowledge Guru platform), we have a “learning game design peer group” that meets a few times per year. Here are three great games we have played within our Peer Group. We explored mechanics that made this game a bit different.

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Performance Management Tools & Techniques

Gameffective

Performance Management is a vital process for modern organizations. In an enterprise setting, comprised of hundreds or thousands of employees, management cannot afford to wait for the annual review results to assess their employees’ level of performance.

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.

Gamification in E-learning: Motivating Your Workforce to Learn More and Perform Better

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From being a just buzz to a widely popular corporate training strategy, gamification is effective in catering to bespoke training needs. During this process, learners are rewarded with badges and scores to indicate that they are performing well. Gamification Game-based learning

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

InfoPro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance, (Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline coming June 7th). Optimum Performance. The curve of optimum performance encompasses the final transition to competency for learners.

6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Designing a game is no easy task, but do you know what’s even more difficult? Designing a game that helps people actually learn something. The BLP team (creators of Knowledge Guru) is no stranger to the challenges that come with learning game creation.

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Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 4 Optimum Performance

InfoPro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance, (Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline coming June 7th). Optimum Performance. The curve of optimum performance encompasses the final transition to competency for learners.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 4: Game Elements

Knowledge Guru

Welcome to Part 4 of my multi-part Learning Game Design series. In my last post , I talked about game mechanics. These are are the rules and procedures that guide the player and the game response to the player’s moves or actions. Now we’ll move on to game elements.

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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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Why Learning Games Succeed Where Traditional Training Fails

Bottom-Line Performance

And what makes learning games so special anyway? It’s not that we dislike traditional training, we just think there are a lot more benefits to learning games. For example, learning games are fun, competitive, rewarding, interactive, and attention-grabbing. But learning games?

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