Games To Gamification


So we know that game based learning and gamification are not new. Here I would like to mention an instance from the Indian epic Mahabarath, where gamification was used in the process of selecting a groom for a bride. All of us are gamification specialists in a way.

Using Gamification for Human Resources

Origin Learning

Gamification is penetrating into every field possible and not just for entertainment purposes. Gamification is slowly gaining popularity and soon many organizations will adopt gaming as a part of their work-related programs. Gamification uses 75% psychology and 25% technology.

2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

In my work with games and gamification I have the opportunity to travel around the globe talking to folks who are working on various aspects of games and gamification from vendors to practitioners to consultants. Continued Strong Interest in Gamification and Game-based Learning.

Podcast Episode 3: Gamification and Learning – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

EPISODE 3 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Today, we’re honored to speak with one of the world’s foremost experts and innovators in the field of gamification and learning design – Dr. Karl Kapp. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Gamification. Gamification.

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.

Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

Mr. Betts is the Managing Director for HT2 and his big question for this month is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?” Gamification definitely has a role in workplace learning. LCBQ elearning Gamification social learning Thaigi Tony Karrer

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Developing Skills through Gamification

Your Training Edge

That is why gamification elements transfer over to simulation training as a perfect fit for one another, kind of like yin and yang. 12 Startling Gamification Statistics (from Jane McConigal’s Reality is Broken book) : In the United States alone, there are 183 million active gamers.

Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

One such method that is changing the role of learning and development to a great extent is simulation, which we would be discussing in this post. Related Posts: The Other Side of Simulation: Gamification is Everything!

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.

Gyrus Systems Selected for’s 2016 Gamification Watch List


Gyrus Systems Selected for's 2016 Gamification Watch List. Gyrus Systems, a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) developer, announced today it has been selected to be included in the 2016 Gamification Companies Watch List by

Thinking about Gamification in Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

The first part of the chapter is an attempt to identify the key elements in the definition of gamification. Gamification is an emergent approach to instruction which facilitates learning and encourages motivation through the use of game elements, mechanics and game-based thinking.

Interactive: What Does It Really Mean?

Association eLearning

Role-playing. Creative Design eLearning Game-based Learning Gamification Instructional Design Learning Theory branching scenarios interactive interactivity project-based learning role-playing

How to Align Gamification with Business Objectives

Growth Engineering

Find out how to use the power of gamification to transform your business. Many companies throughout the world have turned to gamification for the answer. How Gamification Helps Solve Seven Business Dilemmas. The Gamification Solution. The Gamification Solution .

Gamification in business is a guaranteed way to boost engagement


Gamification is the new kid on the block in training terms of advances in elearning. Away from the purely financial there are a number of benefits to gamification in business which are worth exploring. Gamification in business is trending.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training


They include big data, gamification, corporate MOOCs and mobile learning, along with a brief explanation and an example against each of them. The post The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training appeared first on Learnnovators.

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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. In order for gamification to be successful it can’t just rely on badges, leader boards and points. Gamification Market Forecast ( [link] ). .

Find your personal gamification guru

Sponge UK

A curated list of games and gamification experts that offer practical tips for your L&D needs. A Google search for gamification in business has more than 1,340,000 results. Kapp is synonymous with games and gamification in elearning.

Gamification is …

Kapp Notes

Gamification is using elements traditionally thought of as “fun” or game-like to promote learning and engagement. To put it simply, “gamification” is the process of employing game thinking, elements and mechanics to engage people, promote learning, drive participation and/or solve problems.

The Big Question: Does Gamification have a role in Workplace Learning?

Clive on Learning

October's Big Question at the Learning Circuits Blog addresses the application of games to workplace learning and in the process uses the word that everyone loves to hate - gamification. If this is gamification, then please let's have plenty of it.

Kris Duggan #LnDMeetup Gamification Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Kris Duggan spoke on gamification at the Bay Area Learning Design & Technology MeetUp. He talked about some successes at his Badging role and then his new initiative bringing gamification more intrinsically into organizations.

The Birth of Gamification (History of Gamification Pt.2)

Growth Engineering

2002 – ‘Gamification’ is born. While designing a game-like user interface for commercial electronic devices (ATMs, vending machines, mobile phones) Nick Pelling coins the ‘deliberately ugly’ word, gamification. 2005 – The First Modern Gamification Platform.

Gamification Books

Kapp Notes

Here are some books that can be read that discuss different elements of “Gamification.&#. This book primarily focuses on massively multiplayer online role play games (MMORPGs) and is focused toward a business audience. Total Engagement: Using Games and Virtual Worlds to Change the Way People Work and Businesses Compete by Byron Reevers and J. Leighton Read. Published by Harvard Business Press.

Rewards of Glory and Other Ways to Keep Gamification Interesting

Kapp Notes

When some one is engaged with a gamification experience, one of the key elements is often some type of reward structure. I have written about this before in Measurement vs. Completion Achievements in Gamification. Games Gamification



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LMS and Gamification


Do you have a learning management system in place but cannot figure out how to use gamification? Well, look no further beyond gamification. In this article, we talk about the many ways you can overcome the gamification struggle in your learning management system.

Gamification – a cross-generational affair


If we are to take a look at the term itself, gamification is, according to Wikipedia , just one of the 98 nouns derived with this particular suffix. Trivia aside and returning to our subject matter, gamification uses game mechanics in non-game environments.

Webinar Summary: Practical Gamification With Karl Kapp


You’re heard the term ‘gamification’ quite a lot. But here’s the kicker: There’s not a whole lot of guidance on how to practically leverage gamification to drive real, tangible business results. Determine “Why Gamification?”. Take-away #3: Define Your Gamification Requirements.

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.

Use of Challenge in Gamification and Learning Design

Kapp Notes

Challenges should be used in gamification to initially engage learners to start learning a task and to encourage learners who are reluctant to start to learn content. Structural Gamification. If the structural gamification platform is too easy, the learners will not care.



Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The webinar series sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process.

Engagement: A Critical Element in Learning and Gamification

Kapp Notes

If you want to have effective learning engagement, in gamification or any type of learning, you need to consider carefully how to grab and hold the learner’s attention. These are established prior to a student engaging within the gamification experience.



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Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 15th July 2016, sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process.

The Gamification Of SAP

Upside Learning

Came across this really interesting article about gamification at SAP. I’ve written about gamification several times over the last few years, as I believe it will play an important role in the future of Elearning.

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Growth Engineering Named In Top 20 Gamification Companies 2017

Growth Engineering

We feel on top of the world right now at GEHQ… The gamification world to be exact! We’ve only gone and made it onto Training Industry’s list of Top 20 Gamification Companies 2017 ! Why We’re A Top 20 Gamification Company . Engagement Gamification News Awards

Gamification: How Gamification Benefits Corporate Learning

Designing Digitally

Gamification is changing the way corporations train! It is high time that corporations think of an alternate method like gamification for training their employees. How does gamification impact corporate learning? Title: Employee collaboration is high with gamification.

Want to help someone learn? Have them assume a role.

Kapp Notes

Assume a Role. A role-play that involves speaking to a nurse. To foster higher level skills, the player should assume a role during the game and not just play. One solution is to that problem is to deliver the role play in a pre-scripted, self-paced branching e-learning module.

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