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Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

A Gartner report says that by 2015, 50% of organizations managing innovation processes will gamify aspects of their business. In another case, 53% of the respondents participating in a Pew research found said that by 2020 gamification will be widely adopted by most of industries, communications scene and most of all education. Gamification. Gamification is the integration of game-like elements into any activity in order to encourage engagement in it.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a tougher challenge. So how do you make the business cases for the gamification of corporate training? Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Gamification. Making the Business Case for Gamification.

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Using Gamification for Human Resources

Origin Learning

Gamification is penetrating into every field possible and not just for entertainment purposes. In case you’re wondering what gamification is, it is the process of applying gaming techniques and game design mechanisms in non-game related areas to motivate and entertain people, thereby achieving a particular goal. Gamification is slowly gaining popularity and soon many organizations will adopt gaming as a part of their work-related programs. Yes, you read that right!

Gamification and the Hype Cycle

Your Training Edge

Taking an in-depth look at the Gartner Hype Cycle as it applies to Gamification and predictions for millennial training. As gamification moves from the early adoption stage to becoming more broadly accepted across all arenas it will prove to be a useful tool within training programs across a variety of industries. In order for gamification to be successful it can’t just rely on badges, leader boards and points. Gamification Market Forecast ( [link] ). .

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? This is going to be a big year for technology-enabled learning. Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015. New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning. We will see more high-quality examples of gamification.

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- THE JOURNEY: After our inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Karl Kapp, we were left wondering about the amazing possibilities of gamification and game-based learning. What is the present state of gamification?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Gamification deserves a much better fate than becoming a watered down buzzword with no substance, and we will explain why. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. Contrary to popular belief, gamification is not….

GAMIFICATION IN ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- THE JOURNEY: After our inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Karl Kapp, we were left wondering about the amazing possibilities of gamification and game-based learning. What is the present state of gamification?

Social Media Tools, Gamification Becoming Mainstream

Training Industry

With the hype and popularity of using these tools so well-documented, many training leaders have been looking for best practices on how to implement gamification and social tools. According to Brian Burke, an analyst at Gartner, a technology research company, we have to design gaming, social and collaborative environments with the business objectives in mind first.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Gamification deserves a much better fate than becoming a watered down buzzword with no substance, and we will explain why. Gamification in its true application can be a viable and effective solution to these two inevitable problems. Contrary to popular belief, gamification is not….

5 Gamification mistakes to avoid

Matrix

Gamification is no longer just a buzzword in the e-learning arena. When done right, gamification can have great results in terms of revenue growth. However, things are not always as easy as pie when it comes to designing and managing a learning strategy using gamification. Here are a few gamification mistakes that are more common than most e-learning professionals would want to admit. How comfortable are they with technology and how do they use it at the workplace?

3 Ways Former Google CEO Is Reengaging Workers To Be More Productive – Forbes

Coorpacademy

Following the keynote at Gartner ReimagineHR London 2019 where Stéphan Bruno , CHRO of the Principality of Monaco, and Jean-Marc Tassetto presented the partnership with Coorpacademy to retrain 3,600 of Monaco’s public sector employees, Forbes contributor Heidi Lynne Kurter published an article on 3 ways companies can shake up corporate learning to increase productivity, talent retention and engagement with the help of innovative employee learning experiences.

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Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Gamification

CLO Magazine

There may just be whispers about it in the workplace now, but if learning leaders haven’t heard much about gamification yet, they will soon. At the annual National Retail Federation conference held in January 2012, gamification was touted as the next form of work-based social media where people interact and socialize around a common bond of knowledge, competitive strategy and fun. But gamification is more than newfangled training. Gamification improves knowledge.

Beyond winning points: reflections on ‘gamification’ (Part 1)

Saffron Interactive

42% of game players believe that computer and video games give the most value for their money, compared with DVD’s music or going out to the movies. But that said, what is it that makes the experience meaningful to the player? What is it that makes the player play and want to play more? So, an activity that meets these criteria is likely to be received by players as engaging and fun. Like most of Londoners, I rely on tube transportation to travel around the city.

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Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Training is no more a thing that revolves around traditional paradigms; rather it includes amazingly innovative and more fruitful technological tools and smart strategies that we could only think of in the past. It happens just once a year when baseball players get a chance for the fresh start. Making technology friendly. Gartner had projected by 2015, 90 percent of the world’s business would be using open source software.

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How gamification enhances eLearning solutions

Aptara

How gamification enhances eLearning solutions. One of the reasons eLearning modules are so successful is that they can make use of gamification strategies, a tactic that motivates users based on game-like elements. Gamification At a basic level, gamification entails taking game theory or methods, such as competition, to drive behavior. According to Technorati, one of the major drivers behind the gamification trend is the relationship millennials have with technology.

Gamified Applications for Training

Your Training Edge

How gamification has had an effect on the training industry. While there are a number of skeptics out there of training through gamification and simulation; gamified simulations have become an extremely popular and very effective training medium. Gamification in 2012 Report, M2 Research. America’s Army presents real-world-like challenges to the player; yet brings an element of seriousness and real-world applicability.

How Does Game-based Learning Optimize Learner Engagement, Promote Instant Feedback, Create Risk-free Training Environment, and More?

G-Cube

Games also embed quizzes on relevant topics where a player is challenged to perform an activity. As per the study by Gartner, the game-based learning market is expected to reach $11 billion globally by 2020. Technological development is one of the key reasons contributing to innovation in digital learning. Suggested Further Reading: Game-based Learning and Gamification by Michele Israel. Gamification Game-based learning

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

With so many players and so much pressure to differentiate, it’s no surprise that some are growing their business through acquisitions. Explorance acquired Gartner Metrics That Matter. Fortunately, the consumerization of business technology has changed all that. Often, gamification capabilities are also built into the process. APIs use standardized technology that enables information exchange between SaaS software systems and automated workflows.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

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Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. few concepts have longevity such as “how effective is technology enhanced learning when contrasted with traditional classrooms?&#. Thinking about “Gamification&# - the Game Layer - contexts. - Great content again this month.