Gamification Basics

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Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development. Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers skills seminar I led at the recent ASTD Chicagoland Chapter meeting at the DePaul University School for New Learning on September 18 th.

Implementing Gamification? Consider These Tips

Kapp Notes

Here are some tips for implementing gamification. Align game and gamification tools, methods and content with curriculum content objectives. You should always be able to tie your gamification activities directly to learning outcomes. Inform. Gamification

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Gamification Basics

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Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development. Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers skills seminar I led at the recent ASTD Chicagoland Chapter meeting at the DePaul University School for New Learning on September 18 th.

Gamification in Education Stats

LearnDash

Gamification in elearning is the hot-topic these days, and with good reason. It has proven to be useful in helping learners further comprehend and apply new information. Hopefully today we can help add some statistical validity to gamification, particularly within education.

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  After covering gamification in a few articles, I've been getting lots of feedback requesting more information. I've been doing a bit of research recently and came across the  Yu-kai Chou  & Gamification Blog.

What is eLearning Gamification?

eLearning Brothers

You know you have become an eLearning nerd when watching a movie all you think about is gamification and instructional design. Elearning Gamification in Ender’s Game. What is eLearning Gamification? Gamification is visual storytelling, feedback, and visual cues.

Gamification Mechanics vs. Gamification Dynamics

Your Training Edge

Since the introduction of Gamification a few years back some have begun to define the difference between Gamification Mechanics versus Gamification Dynamics. The problem with the gamification mechanics definition is that is often a vague term to use “mechanics”.

The Proof of Gamification

Growth Engineering

Gamification has taken the world by storm. In fact, due to a huge surge in demand, the gamification industry has grown eleven-fold in four years. With the use of gamification on the rise, it’s worth asking, is there any proof it actually works? Gamification Case Studies.

Gamification in E-Learning – Are you Game for it?

Paradiso

Hence, the e-learning gurus cashed upon this aspect of ‘photo-memory’ being better, and gave it another dimension by the way of adding the elements of a live game to learning, i.e. They introduced the concept of gamification in e-learning. Is Gamification in E-learning really Needed?

2015 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

It seems to me that the year 2015 was the year that gamification got “real” for learning and development. Gamification is Bringing Serious Game-Based Learning and Simulation-Based Learning Along for the Ride. The global market for gamification is projected to grow to USD 5.5

Gamification in eLearning: Touching Base

Raptivity

Applying in a Learning Environment Gamification doesn’t need to be elaborate to promote engagement. They would also appreciate earning extra information (the educational version of a key or a treasure map). game based learning games gamification Susan Wines

Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

“The future of eLearning cannot be boring courses lacking engagement or emotional response…the future of eLearning must include games and gamification.” It is ‘Education Gamification’. Education Gamification is evolving into various forms and learning contexts.

Three Essential Design Elements for Effective eLearning Gamification

Allen Interactions

There are oodles of apps for educational, informational, productivity, and recreational use available on our mobile devices. Gamification game-based learning eLearning GamesBy Carrie Zens, Director of Marketing / @carriezens.

Gamification Foundations and Future

Kapp Notes

What are the foundations of gamification? In recent thinking about gamification, I think there are four foundational elements in any type of gamification effort. Gamification involves engagement, autonomy, mastery and the sense of progression. The Future of Gamification.

7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

Knowledge Guru

In an ATD survey conducted for its 2014 research report, Playing to Win: Gamification and Serious Games in Organizational Learning ( link ), 71% of organizations reported that they prefer to develop serious games in-house. 83% said they planned to develop gamification in-house.

Gamification in Common Business Scenarios [Infographic]

CommLab India

Gamification is the current flair of the e-learning season. It adds “fun” to serious training programs and at the same time, helps learners immerse themselves, retain the information longer, and also reinforces their knowledge. Give Gamification a Try!

Great Time Talking #Gamification at Masie’s Learning2015

Kapp Notes

Karl Kapp and Elliott Masie riffing on games and gamification for learning at Learning2015 in Orlando, FL. The conference was a great flurry of activity and provided many wonderful chances to interact with great people and to discuss the concepts of games and gamification for learning.

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Use of Challenge in Gamification and Learning Design

Kapp Notes

Uncertain outcomes are challenging because of the variability depending on the use’s actions, multiple goals, hidden information and randomness (Wilson et. Structural Gamification. If the structural gamification platform is too easy, the learners will not care. Gamification

Does Gamification Warrant The Hype?

LearnDash

Gamification has been the buzz word of elearning for the past few years, but during many conversations with elearning professionals I have found that not everyone is convinced about its impact. The question lingers: is gamification still just hype? gamification

Gamification

Obsidian Learning

The term “gamification” seems to be popping up everywhere lately, and for good reason. What is gamification? Done right, gamification can increase a user’s engagement and participation while influencing their behavior. Gamification is a perfect example of serendipitous learning.

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. And, here are some additional gamification resources you may find helpful. Gamification of Learning.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

Last year, gamification was a crazy buzzword indicating a trend that many predicted would be either the savior or the destroyer of education and training. Gamification is also working its way into more and more training and development departments. Gamification and MOOCs.

Current state of Gamification in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Where Gamification is right now in the LMS space. Before we dovetail into the state of Gamification, let’s review some data I collected from social media readers, followers, etc. on “Gamification” This information was from end of 2014. 98% had heard of gamification. 40 vendors had at least three gamification features (8 of them had at least four features). But this was not the usual standard gamification feature.

Competition & Cooperation in Gamification

Kapp Notes

Some thoughts on competition and cooperation for learning within the context of gamification. For more information on content and structural gamification, click HERE. Competition is often associated with structural gamification. In structural gamification, this is manifest by students accumulating points and appearing on a leaderboard. To be most effective, the competitive environment created with structural gamification needs to have the follow elements.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it. Most Training Doesn’t Address Motivation, It Addresses Information. It’s pretty easy to give people information.

Gamification – A Diminishing E-learning Trend?

CommLab India

Mention the word ‘gamification’ and it evokes different reactions from the different people inhabiting the e-learning universe. No matter what the reaction, the fact is gamification is a hot trend in e-learning right now. Gamification: A hot e-learning trend.

The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.

Paradiso

So is gaming or gamification as big as we think? The reality is that the video game (gamification) industry is twice the size of the movie industry and three times the size of the music industry, going on 2013 figures. Its Gamification everywhere.

Seven Interesting and Different Slidedecks on #Gamification

Kapp Notes

Here are Seven unique slide decks from Slideshare.net each giving a different take (visually and contextually) on the concept of gamification. The first is from Sebastian Deterding: 9,5 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Gamification from Sebastian Deterding. It’s got great game graphics and provides results of some research they conducted in an online community with adding gamification elements. Gamification: Future or Fail? Gamification: How Effective Is It?

4 Ways Gamification Drives Business Results

Bottom-Line Performance

What’s the value of a more informed sales rep? Plenty has been written on the value of games and gamification. Gamification is not the silver bullet you need to instantly improve your training like some people say it is. What’s the ROI of a more engaged employee?

Find your personal gamification guru

Sponge UK

A curated list of games and gamification experts that offer practical tips for your L&D needs. Introducing new learning methods can involve an overwhelming amount of information. A Google search for gamification in business has more than 1,340,000 results.

Great Reads on Gamification

Trivantis

Gamification is everywhere—from Cheez-It Scrabble Junior , which gamifies snack crackers, to the popular Fitbit fitness tracking bands. Gamification is clearly working for McDonalds; they’ve been doing Monopoly for as long as I can remember (even all the way back to my Happy Meal days). .

Gamification in the Realm of Employee Training

Kapp Notes

Gamification can play a key role in how organizations train employees because it does two key things. First, Gamification forces designers of instruction within organizations or supporting organizations to think through how to make learning more engaging.

5 Things to Consider in Gamification Design

ATD Learning Technologies

Here are five things to consider in gamification design. Ask yourself these fundamental questions before you begin the gamification process, as well as throughout your design and roll out stages: What are your measurable business objectives?