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.

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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.

5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Thankfully, with the introduction of high-end gamification in learning , we now have back what was lost being a child – a powerful medium of learning in the adult, corporate world. Gamification allows learners to ‘learn’ these professionally important behaviors.

Curated Insights: Taking Gamification to the Next Level


I was asked this question during a recent meeting as I described the way gamification can motivate user engagement as part of a modern learning strategy. In fact, just recognized us as one of the top 20 gamification companies ! Dude knows his gamification!

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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

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.

Does #Gamification Have Advantages Over Traditionally Designed Instruction?

Kapp Notes

Gamification has several definitions but the one I find most compelling is one that involves elements of games beyond just points, badges and leaderboards. A definition that includes using elements like challenge, story, role-play, feedback–what I call “deeper” game elements.

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.

7 compelling business reasons to use gamification

Sponge UK

Gamification is helping to transform workplace learning for forward-thinking organisations around the world, but not everyone’s convinced. There are a range of factors stopping organisations reaping the benefits of gamification including scepticism, lack of evidence and misinformation.

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.

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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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.

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.

8 Surprising Gamification Statistics

DigitalChalk eLearning

Gamification has become much more common in the last few years, in fact, it is now the norm – nearly all eLearning includes some sort of gamification. Sure, gamification may seem great, but what is it and what have the results been like? Gamification in eLearning is the use of game theory and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage users in solving problems. We’ve rounded up 10 statistics on the use of gamification in eLearning, some of which may surprise you.

ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Gamification of Learning from Karl Kapp. Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type.

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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.

4 Examples of Gamification in Different Areas of Corporate Training


The gamification in corporate training, or the application of game-like elements, has not only gone mainstream at this point, it’s begun to mature. The goal of gamification (and what it’s incredibly effective for ) is increasing that worker engagement level. Here are 4 examples of how one can implement gamification into different areas of corporate training: 1. The use of gamification for onboarding is a great way to make a good first impression.

5 Killer Tips How Gamification Can Turbocharge Your Sales Onboarding Process

CommLab India

Put simply, gamification is the use of game mechanics (such as badges, points, rewards, etc.) Gamification combines engagement, motivation, and teamwork to drive revenue growth. 5 Killer Tips for Using Gamification During the Sales Onboarding Process.

Make it a Game


game based learning PowerPoint raptivity training Flash cards games games in training gamification gaming immersive learning role-play SimulationsIf you had the choice between reading through a training module or playing a game to learn the same concepts, which would you choose?

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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.

Making the Case for Gamification in Corporate eLearning


Introducing gamification into a corporate eLearning environment can be challenging. If this happens, change the conversation from gamification to problem solving. The modern worker then has to complete a series of courses each time they start a new role.

How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles


Role Play Games? Serious games in the eLearning environment are predominantly role playing. Storytelling is the creative and entertaining component of the serious game complete with character names, their roles, challenges and their dilemmas).

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Can You Tell Game-Based Learning From Gamification?

CommLab India

If you are looking to incorporate game elements in your training, chances are that you have come across these two terms – Game-based learning and Gamification. For example, role-playing games. So, what is Gamification? . Is gamification the same as game-based learning?

How to Use Gamification in Your Recruitment Process


By integrating badges, role-playing, and competition in their recruitment process , companies are discovering which of the eager applicants has the right skills for the job. Gamification is also growing as a means of hiking employee engagement within the workplace.

Playing with Gamification? Those Badges and Leaderboards Aren’t Enough


The idea of gamification often feels way too good to be true. It’s no wonder that organizations are quick to jump on the gamification bandwagon. Unfortunately, poorly-planned gamification almost always falls flat, leaving learners bored and administrators wondering where they went wrong. Instead, relying on the lowest forms of gamification send a clear message: completion is the only goal. If you want to know more about how Gamification can help you, contact us here.

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Where to get Ideas for Learning Games, Gamification or Simulations

Kapp Notes

Sneak peak from theupcoming The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook. In today’s modern online and video games, the elements of gamification and simulation abound. The elements of socialization and leveling up in games like Farmville and the points progression in games such as Angry Birds all serve as excellent examples of elements that can be used within games, gamification and simulations for learning. Role Playing.



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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Gamification of Learning from Karl Kapp. Simulating instructional roles through pedagogical agents. Simulating Instructional Roles through Pedagogical Agents. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type.