Video Games and Motivation

B Online Learning

Every year globally, people spend huge amounts of money and time playing video games. Most people who engage in video game play choose to do so voluntarily, because it is fun and they enjoy it. Research into video game play has tended to focus on either the positive […]. This makes it an intrinsically motivating activity.

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How Game Templates Liven up the eLearning Process

eLearning Brothers

The teacher offered three options: a read aloud story, a dance video, or a game of Heads-Up, 7-Up. Using games is a no-brainer. If you’re responsible for providing training experiences for today’s corporate learners, you must include games as part of your learning content. But if you ask your adult learners whether they want to read a manual, sit through a 3-hour PowerPoint presentation or play a game, their response ( games !) Guest blog post by Liz Sheffield.

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5 Best Elearning Examples To Consider While Developing Your eLearning Courses

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog we have included five different types of elearning examples or elearning approaches that can be used while developing your elearning content, based on the goals and audiences.

Gamification or Game-Based Learning? What’s the Difference?

Association eLearning

Gamification and game-based learning (sometimes abbreviated GBL) are both hot topics and the terms are often used interchangeably. Game-Based Learning, “A New Cake”. If you don’t play you won’t learn, and if you don’t learn you can’t advance in the game. It is also good to know that “games” does not need to mean “video games” or “computer games.” There are two ways to implement game-based eLearning: Store-Bought Cake.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

L&D and D&D: Learning and Role Playing Games

Experiencing eLearning

I was invited to be part of a discussion about D&D (Dungeons and Dragons), role playing games, and learning. We discussed our experiences with paper RPGs, both as players and DMs (Dungeon Masters, the folks who run games). We talked about how games overlap with instructional design.

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5 Best Practices Of Using Interactive Game-Based Templates In eLearning

Dan Keckan

Game-based learning is an effective mechanism to build interactive and engaging learning experiences. This article talks about some best practices you should follow when using game-based templates in your eLearning modules. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Templates Game-Based Learning Interactive eLearning Interactive eLearning Strategy

5 Elements of eLearning games to increase employee engagement

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What are eLearning games? eLearning games are considered as a much more exciting and interactive medium for corporate workforce training, as they capture the attention of learners and help them retain more information. The learning game must be a challenge for learners.

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Getting Started at Creating Games

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(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of one-to-two page “briefs” regarding learning game design. You can create a fully-functioning simple game in an afternoon – though, admittedly, this would be a FIRST rendition of a game – not the final version. Here are two examples of games we created in the span of two hours. Themes can be ANYTHING – we had a recent team come up with a game whose theme revolved around Oscar night in Hollywood.

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Getting Ideas for Games

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(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of one-to-two page “briefs” regarding learning game design. This is part 5: Getting Ideas for Games. There are numerous ways to approach the design of a game and some can get pretty sophisticated. Mechanic – Pick the mechanic and then design a game to it. • IP – Games based on intellectual property such as Glee quiz game, Spider-Man, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, etc.

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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.

Custom eLearning Solutions for a Post Covid19 Workforce

Infopro Learning

Forward-thinking organizations are now developing new custom eLearning solutions that build business resilience in preparation for the post Covid19 workforce. Developing New eLearning Strategies for Business Resilience. Analytics and optimization have become game-changers.

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. These are the eLearning trends for 2018. Game-based learning is also on the rise, as organizations seek to engage and challenge learners. Research shows that learners retain up to 9% more using game mechanics in courses. If you missed our recent webinar on this topic, check out the recording for great information on the use of story and games.

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Game-Changing Games

Web Courseworks

I have been exposed to Dr. Kurt Squire’s video games and learning curriculum since 2006, when I was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Squire inspired me to provide leadership for development teams that created innovative game-based learning for Miller Brewing ( Score Your Pour ) and an extensive curriculum for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The second session focused on using games for teaching in primary education.

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Game-based Learning: Improving Skills Training

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The days of traditional classroom sessions involving loads of reading exercises are quickly being replaced by game-based learning. Game-based learning has become a popular trend, and HR managers enjoy maximum participation from such training programs. Need For Game-based Learning.

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5 Tips to Engage Gen Z and Millennial eLearners in 2020 and Beyond

Speaker: Nick DiMaso, Learning Content Manager and Technologist at BenchPrep

If 2020 hasn’t radically changed your approach to your learning program, it’s time to get in the digital learning game or risk being left behind. But if you’re searching for current, new ways to engage people online and keep your business thriving, look to your youngest learners. In the next 5 years, Millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce, and Gen Z is right behind them. To future-proof your learning program, make sure your content is designed with these young professional learners in mind.

Play Testing Games — An Essential Step

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(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of one-to-two page “briefs” regarding learning game design. This is part 7: Play Testing Games — An Essential Step. You can definitely brainstorm a game idea in an afternoon and build a simple prototype. However, going from the rough idea to a polished game takes iterations and time. A great game requires lots of tweaking, modifying, and refining.

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Game based Learning – Custom Claw Machine Interaction

Swift eLearning Services

Recently we got a game based customization request from one of our clients from Dubai (UAE). The requirement was to develop elearning courses for their academic curriculum (K12). They possess raw materials and need to convert paper-based material into elearning. The courses… Authoring Tools eLearning Gamification Articulate Storyline 360 Elearning Elearning courses game-based learning gamification in learning Interaction learning

Announcing: The World’s Most Awesome eLearning Game Tournament

eLearning Brothers

We opened the world’s most awesome eLearning game tournament during yesterday’s webinar! eLearning professionals are already in the arcade learning, playing, and climbing the leaderboards.

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6 Ways To Use Learning Games In Learning And Development

Dan Keckan

There are different ways to use learning games and the one you go for will depend on your budget, the time you have and if it can deliver what you need. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Game-Based Learning Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Games Free eLearning eBooks Serious Games

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

devices) but has many uses in eLearning. Should be Instant gomolearning.com @gomolearning 12 1 1 12Content Updates Should be Instant gomolearning.com @gomolearning When you need to get your eLearning. Our new enterprise video management technology is a game-changer.

4 Qualitative Reasons to Adopt Game-Based Learning

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Game-based learning is one such method of corporate training where employees believe that they’ll me more fruitful to the organization. Here we have a few reasons why game-based training should be implemented by organizations and it can be extremely beneficial: 1- Enhanced Engagement.

ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: The Levels of eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I'm seeing a lack of clarity when it comes to developing eLearning content and how long it takes to create the eLearning courses. Can you please tell me your opinion on the different eLearning levels? It's been widely accepted that there are three levels of eLearning. Here's my take: Level 1: Video-based with little to none learner interaction (videos on YouTube for example or the eLearning offered on Lynda.com).

Using eLearning Games as an eLearning Strategy

eLearning Brothers

Looking for a way to avoid boredom when you build your eLearning strategy? We can think of (at least) five reasons why you should use eLearning games as a strategy: Creativity. Whether you’re a team of one or a team of ten, eLearning games provide you – as the designer – a way to get creative about how you help learners learn. When games are the center of your eLearning strategy, games become the backdrop onto which you can unleash your talents. .

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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. What are some cool and unique ways eLearning has accomplished this? This is a computer game where the player interacts with several objects at the bus driver’s disposal such as the window, door, and fan. Learning About Video Game Design.

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4THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN OTTOLEARN COPYRIGHT © 2018 NEOVATION CORPORATION Drive to Mastery Engagement Mechanics Learning Mechanics Assesment Mechanics GAMIFICATION OF LEARNING Unlike game-based learning, which actually has learners play a.

Learning Games: What Do The Experts Say?

Growth Engineering

How effective are learning games within a wider training initiative or educational programme? The post Learning Games: What Do The Experts Say? Genie Authoring Tool Gamification elearning Online Learning Game-based Learning Learning Games Serious Games

This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Friendly Sites, Game Based Learning Checklist and Design Tips from LucasArts

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Topic #2: What are ways trainers and educators can test out game based learning? Ok, so you are ready to implement digital game based learning into your learning mix. Whether you join a discussion (like our new Google+ community ), play games yourself, our conduct a small pilot, you are headed in the right direction. What ways do you think are the best to start testing out game based learning? Educator’s Checklist for Game Based Learning.

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What’s the Long-Term Game Plan for Virtual Learning and Higher Ed?

Clarity Consultants

The post What’s the Long-Term Game Plan for Virtual Learning and Higher Ed? eLearning eLearning in Higher Education Higher Education Virtual LearningThe COVID-19 pandemic shook higher education to its core.

Why is game-based elearning the next big thing?

Indusgeeks

In today’s time, games are just not restricted to having fun and entertainment or as a source of relaxing and having a good time, but they are also being used as a form of learning in different aspects and industries, whether it be, education, healthcare, aviation, corporate.

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Serious Games from Wisconsin Win Awards at Conference

Web Courseworks

The event was a great mix of academics and practitioners, all excited to discuss the very latest on game development [.]. eLearning elearning game based learning Web CourseworksAs the summer winds down, so does my conference schedule. However, I had the opportunity at the end of August to attend the Serious Play Conference at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA.

Game-Changing Games

Web Courseworks

I have been exposed to Dr. Kurt Squire’s video games and learning curriculum since 2006, when I was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Squire inspired me to provide leadership for development teams that created innovative game-based learning for Miller Brewing ( Score Your Pour ) and an extensive curriculum for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The second session focused on using games for teaching in primary education.

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eLearning Brothers Continues Expansion, Acquires The Game Agency

eLearning Brothers

Game-Based Learning Enables More Effective Development of Remote Workers. American Fork, Utah — March 19, 2021 — Learning solutions company eLearning Brothers today announced the acquisition of The Game Agency.

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How game-based elearning is transforming organizations?

Indusgeeks

The times of traditional training methods including heaps of reading exercises are rapidly being substituted by game-based elearning. The post How game-based elearning is transforming organizations? appeared first on Game-Based Training.

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10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

The beauty of The Training Arcade® is once you’ve created a game with your training content. You can launch the game and publish it anywhere! Here are 10 ways you can publish and deploy the game for maximum training effectiveness. EXPORT YOUR GAME TO YOUR LMS. Export the games as a SCORM package (SCORM 1.2 Your learning management is full of great elearning courses and content but how do you assess that your learners are retaining that content?

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Gamification and Game Based eLearning

PSB

Gamification in eLearning is a new tool that helps learners achieve lasting behavioral changes and maintain commitment and learning motivation. In today’s blog post, we’ll learn more about gamification and what we mean by “game thinking,” and how it works.

Gamification vs. Game Based Learning in eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Co-hosted with Limestone Learning, our webinar: Gamify your eLearning! 6 Ways to Incorporate Gamification into eLearning was one of our most successful to date so we thought we would share the learning outcomes in a series of articles. We believe that the webinar had high attendance and little drop-off because now more than ever, trainers and educators are […] The post Gamification vs. Game Based Learning in eLearning appeared first on Lambda Solutions.