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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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.

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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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COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1

Learnnovators

The post COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 1 appeared first on Learnnovators.

Stop Thinking Like an Instructional Designer, Start Thinking Like a Game Designer

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University

Instructional designers tend to think content first and action second. Game designers tend to think action first. Simply changing your mindset from instructional designer to game designer will help you to create engaging and effective instruction. In this unique gamified webinar, Karl Kapp will help you make that shift.

Bingo game

SmartBuilder

Make your virtual Thanksgiving a little more fun, and funny, with our Thanksgiving Bingo game! Just give the game link to each person who attends your family’s Zoom/webmeeting and see who gets to Bingo first! The post Bingo game appeared first on SmartBuilder Awesome Sauce.

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Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification

Upside Learning

Client: This year, for our Sales training program, we would like to have a game designed. Sales Manager: What exactly do you want in the game? Game Based Learning gamification Gamification In LearningScene: Sales meeting between executives of a leading learning service provider and an organisation planning to outsource its learning content development. Client: Just some simple achievement levels and awards […].

Game Results

Clark Quinn

The game we designed (as I talked about yesterday), Quest for Independence , was actually a fair bit of a hit. Sometime after the game launched, I became aware of the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) standard for the web. That is, you started the game, the player’s actions were sent to the web, the program could calculate the outcome and render an appropriate new page, with the graphics assembled to represent the game variables, the current location, and more.

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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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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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The Four “Levels” of Gamification Implementation in Learning Experiences

Speaker: Jonathan Peters, PhD, Chief Motivation Officer, Sententia Gamification

Gamification is an important and powerful strategy for influencing and motivating people. Unfortunately, many people think that gamification means adding a simple activity, creating a computer or a video game, or just adding points, badges, and a leaderboard to their learning program. Tune in to discover the four levels of gamification, and come away with a practical method for bringing gamification to your programs.

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 Once you build a game, you can embed it right on your LMS dashboard. EMBED YOUR GAME INTO A COURSE. FEATURE YOUR GAME ON YOUR WEBSITE.

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Gameful Design

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design Gamification Edmond Manning Learning GamesBy Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. I want you to read every line of this blog post, so here’s what I’m going to do. I will give you 50 points, and you can use those points to buy an avatar and accessories. No, wait—.

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Serious Learning Games 101

InSync Training

Modern learners love games. In fact, with the right design, these games have the power to increase learner engagement and boost retention. Our organizations and stakeholders, though, often struggle to understand the value of games. Take the first step by walking them through “Serious Games 101.” Andrew Hughes, President of Designing Digitally, graciously shared his serious game secrets with our Virtually There learners. Virtually There Session recap.

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YES/NO Game Prototype

Blog WORL&D

I wanted to create an old-school (choose your) adventure game where the user makes a series of decisions. elearning Gamification, Game-based learning and Game-thinking JavaScript StorylineSunday afternoon and it’s raining. After two hours of R (Data Science course), I needed a break. Hence the Articulate eLearning Heroes challenge below. These are simple YES or NO decisions. However, the story has many branches […].

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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. In this session we will discuss: Why video-learning can better meet the needs of today’s learner in the sales environment. The history of video-learning and its significant contribution to the Allies victory in WWII.

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. The best way to figure out whether or not to create a learning game, and to get the project started, is to ask the right questions. Karl Kapp has two short but sweet blog posts with questions you should ask before creating a learning game.

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4 ways to market your learning using games

QuoDeck

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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. And gradually, man started inventing different types of games and sports for various purposes. Now you may wonder what the difference between a sport and a game is. Games, on the other hand, can be physical or mental.

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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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.

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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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. eLearning games not only give support and encourage the employees through attainable targets and benchmarks, but they also help in recognizing their contributions to the organization and rewarding them for their achievements.

5 Key Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

eLearning Industry

From combatting failure-stigmas to immersive enjoyment, game-based learning is sending performance rates sky-high. Game-Based Learning Immersive Learning Personalized Learning Serious Games

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Designing a game

Clark Quinn

When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research. They’d spent their budget on a video, comic book, and a poster, but now realized that the kids would play games at the Care centers. While I could have made a game for that, when we talked to the kids we learned that there was more. (My

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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.

10 Great Learning Game Design Links

Upside Learning

As our forays into game-based learning continue, so does the research. Learning From Game Design: 11 Gambits For Influencing User Behaviour. Learning From Game Design: 11 Gambits For Influencing User Behaviour. Katie Salen on Game Design and Learning. Here is Katie Salen speaking about how game design can be applied in the classroom. An older but still relevant article about learning curves in games. Feedback Loops in Games and Learning.

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5 Myths About Game-based Training

Training Industry

5 Myths About Game-based Training - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized Content Development game mechanics game-based learning game-based training Gamification

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Why game-based elearning is a good fit for healthcare training.

Indusgeeks

The post Why game-based elearning is a good fit for healthcare training. appeared first on Game-Based Training. Training of healthcare experts is of essential significance for patient’s wellbeing.

Got Game?

Clark Quinn

Why should you, as a learning designer, take a game design workshop? What is the relationship between games and learning? Just so you don’t think I’m the only one saying it, in the decade since I wrote the book Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games , there have been a large variety of books on the topic. James Paul Gee has pointed out how the semantic features of games match to the way our brains learn, as has David Williamson Shaeffer.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

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. video game, gamification of learning is the process of using game. OttoLearn leverages three types of game mechanics—engagement. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

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. How games stimulate mental cognition and produce positive brain changes. How playing immersive, exploratory games is a workout for the brain and can drive home on-the-job skills.

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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 GamesWe asked the gamification experts! appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Serious games and misconceptions around it.

Indusgeeks

Games have been transforming the world, be it for entertainment purposes or now, for teaching and training purposes. Serious games are progressively being utilized across various industries as strong vehicles to instruct, assess, or educate. appeared first on Game-Based Training.

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. game based learning PowerPoint raptivity training Flash cards games games in training gamification gaming immersive learning role-play Simulations

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Our new enterprise video management technology is a game-changer. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

Handwashing Game

Sponge UK

The game raises awareness and promotes the use of correct techniques for handwashing NHS guidance states that ‘washing hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from the spread of infection’.

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