COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

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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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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. The second session focused on using games for teaching in primary education.

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GAME NIGHT!

Allen Interactions

Once every quarter, our Minnesota office becomes Game Night HQ. Then, we plan our games. Come take a tour of our Game Night last week, and hear what a few Allenites have to say about why we play. Gaming GamificationFirst and foremost, we plan the snacks and adult beverages.

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How Video Learning Is Transforming Skill Mastery in Sales

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO, About-Face Development

Join us as we delve into how technology advancements in learning are changing the game and why it’s critical to sales success. Video learning is not new, but the marriage of video learning and today’s technology is transforming our ability to achieve skill mastery in sales.

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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Train Your Brain with Games

eLearning Brothers

In our first session, we heard from Stephen Baer of The Game Agency. He spoke on the power of games. In this session, you will learn: How playing games can improve problem-solving skills and learning abilities. How playing games can boost the formation of new memories.

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When Learning Games Go Small: The Four Principles of Design

Knowledge Guru

The education game market continues to grow rapidly, and mobile games are the dominant force within this market. for corporate learning games will be over 20% between 2017 – 2022 and about 35% globally with the U.S. and India being the top two markets for serious game play.

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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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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.

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.

Why Adults Should Love Game-Based Learning

Knowledge Guru

Kids, for example, might love to play soccer or love to play video games like Minecraft. These types of games and activities keep children engaged, often for hours at a time. LearningWorks for Kids even created a new term for the combination of engagement and games: engamement.

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Gamification and Game-Based Learning: The Engagement Game

InSync Training

Measuring the impact of gamification or game-based learning can seem challenging. How do we know if the game-based eLearning we created will affect productivity? Before we can answer those questions, we need to look back at the alignment of our gamification and game-based learning strategies with our original learning objectives. Gamification Instructional Design Game-Based LearningHow do we know if our learners are more engaged?

Let the Games Begin!

Learning Rebels

In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, “Let the Games Begin!” The post Let the Games Begin! ” I have already christened 2018 as “The Year of Discovery” and I have written before as to what “Discovery” looks like in the wild.

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2 New Games You HAVE to See

eLearning Brothers

Do you like games? Then you need to check out these two new additions to the Training Arcade, an award-winning game authoring tool! Scramble is a single or multi-player game in which a mixed up sentence or word is presented. Preview Game. Preview Game.

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Tips for designing serious games in learning

Origin Learning

There is a reason why people give up on learning more quickly than they would on a good game. This is because, simply put, games are fun. This is why games are used as an important study aid in learning. Once again, the point of games here is to educate.

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Serious Learning Game Techniques Part 2

Allen Interactions

CCAF Educational Games Training Games The Training Arcade NHL Sunny Side Grill Rules Training Magazine Network Serious Learning Games Airport CodesPresentation material and links from webinar give on Training Magazine Network, with Michael Allen and Richard Lowenthal.

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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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The eLearning Brothers Games that Won 2017

eLearning Brothers

We have over 3,500 library assets in our Template Library, from styles to scenarios to games and interactions. Today we’re taking a look at the most downloaded games of 2017, broken down by each of the major authoring tools. That’s game over for you!

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Make it a Game

Raptivity

If you had the choice between reading through a training module or playing a game to learn the same concepts, which would you choose? Most of us would choose game-based learning hands-down over traditional training.

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Testing Games vs. Teaching Games

Kapp Notes

There is an important difference between games that teach a learner how to do something and games that test what a learner already knows. Too often those two types of games are confused and an instructional designer or other person places the wrong type of game into the curriculum.

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COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 2

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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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What’s the Benefit of “Fun” in Games?

Knowledge Guru

You’ve heard that games are very useful for learning. However, it’s less about creating a game than actually understanding what it is that people find “fun” about playing games. There is power in understanding what makes games engaging to us. Yes, I know.

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COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 4

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Commercial Games vs Learning Games: Avoid the “Bling”

Knowledge Guru

I recently had a conversation with a game developer who was interested in becoming a subcontractor for us. This developer shared several examples of games he had developed. The commercial developer’s goal is to keep players engaged in their game.

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You Built a Great Learning Game… Why Aren’t You Getting Results?

Knowledge Guru

You built a wonderful learning game. Did you have “complete an eLearning course,” or “play (insert name) learning game that my boss recommended to me” on your list? Perhaps you do – and perhaps you fully intend to do that course or play that game.

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4 Tips For Designing Games

Origin Learning

Games that are designed to improve the productivity and skills of learners are a good investment of organizational resources. However, adding games for games’ sake is definitely a no-no. A gamification strategy must be clear; every game should serve its own purpose of learning.

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Gamification vs Game-Based Learning: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

In 2015, the American Gaming Association and GfK Custom Research of North America estimated that almost 40 million Americans filled out more than 70 million March Madness brackets. The game of basketball is, obviously, a game. Want to design your own learning game?

Keynote Resources for New Designs for Learning: Games & Gamification Conference

Kapp Notes

Great time at the New Designs for Learning: Games and Gamification Conference. Met so many wonderful people and had a great time discussing games and gamification. Games, Gamification, and the Quest for Learner Engagement. Serious Game Element: Fantasy.

Three ways learning games (aka serious games) differ from just “games”

Knowledge Guru

Last weekend, I was with friends and I introduced them to the game Forbidden Island. The game is a cooperative one rather than a competitive one. To me, the game is a lot of fun to play. To two of my four friends playing, the game was torture. I am not good at games.”

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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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Learning Game Design Series, Part 3: Game Mechanics

Knowledge Guru

Welcome to Part 3 of my multi-part Learning Game Design series. In my last post , I talked about Step 2 in my 5-step process for getting started in game design: getting familiar with game elements. Specifically, I focused on game goals and game dynamics.

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Game Element: Fantasy

Kapp Notes

Why include a fantasy element in the design of learning games for adults. In a game with Zombies teaching a sales model, the exact sales model that is used in the field can be used in the game. Finally, fantasy in games can be highly motivational.

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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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Game Element: Strategy

Kapp Notes

Strategy games are a popular type of games that require players to outwit and outmaneuver fellow players through careful decision making, planning several moves ahead and attempting to predict outcomes and consequences of both their moves and their opponent’s moves. Design Games

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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Awesome Hangman Game

Adobe Captivate

I have developed and posted here a customized Hangman game. So guys, let’s try out with this game and share your valuable comments with me. If you are correctly answered before losing your seven lives then you will get a well-done message and also you can replay the game.

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Instructional Game Projects

Kapp Notes

As I begin to reflect upon this year coming to a close, I have to admit that I am pretty excited about two instructional game projects of which I have been involved. Design Education Gamers Games Games video games