Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

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 Basics

Web Courseworks

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.

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Gamification 101 – The Basics


Gamification is all the rage these days, but not everyone is up-to-speed on what gamification is and how it can be used to supplement elearning. Some Gamification Facts & Benefits. Gamification is growing and can be found in a variety of contexts.

Gamification in the Workplace: Design, Development, And Implementation

Hurix Digital

Gamification in the workplace is the new way to boost your team’s performance. Over the years, gamification has become a norm in many workplaces. Companies such as Google and Domino’s Pizza use gamification to drive their employees towards performing better.

The Success and (some) Failures of Gamification in Training and Learning


Gamification has received a lot of attention in the recent times, in both business and education. Gamification is increasingly being adopted in training and education as well, with newer learning games being developed to increase the interest of the learner and the impact of learning.

Games, Gamification in a Virtual Classroom Environment

Kapp Notes

Gamification in the virtual classroom is still in its infancy. Currently, virtual classroom instructors often use workarounds to apply gamification techniques since many virtual classroom software packages don’t have game or gamification elements. Design Gamification

Great Reads on Gamification


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). .

Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 2

Kapp Notes

Here is part two of the questions about gamification from a 7th grade in a California school. In that sense, I think it is safe to say that I have been using a form of gamification for the past 19 or so. although, it wasn’t called gamification). Games Gamification

Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 1

Kapp Notes

She wanted to know if I could answer a few questions about gamification as she saw my TEDx talk and has gotten interested in the subject of games and gamification for learning. Most don’t even know about gamification in education. What are the positive effects of gamification?

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 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. Related articles across the web.

Wanna play? Gamification in TalentLMS


This post, as you might have already guessed is about the gamification features of TalentLMS, and how you can leverage them in your courses to engage learners and increase participation. That’s gamification. You guessed correctly, it’s gamification again.

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. But we have to careful of gamification for gamification’s sake.

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Gamification in ACTION


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.”- What is the present state of gamification?

5 predictions about gamification in learning

Sponge UK

Take a glimpse into the future of elearning gamification with insights from some of the leading experts in the field. Following the second annual #gameweek , we anticipate which gamification trends will continue and which will change over the next year. Games #GameWeek gamification

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. Web-based gamified learning is the best way forward. How does gamification impact corporate learning?

Why Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training – 8 Questions Answered

EI Design

Today, gamification is poised to impact corporate training significantly. This article addresses 8 questions on why adopting gamification for corporate training makes sense. 8 Questions Answered: Why You Should Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training. What Is Gamification?

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Gamification – making things that don’t seem to be a game into a game is growing in popularity. An article on Fastcompany, How Video Games Are Infiltrating—and Improving—Every Part of Our Lives , discusses several examples of corporations adopting a gamification stance on training.

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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Playing with eFrontPro’s 4.3 Gamification Engine


Gamification is not all fun and games. In this post we’ll have a look at the all new Gamification engine landing in the latest eFrontPro, and how you can use it to make your eLearning courses more fun and instill a sense of competitiveness and community to your learnes.

Gamification Blog Book Tour Underway!

The Learning Circuits

TODAY"S TOUR STOP: April 17: Gamification Facebook Page The stop includes a link to the first chapter of the book. The tour includes stops at several ASTD chapter web sites including Philadelphia, New York and Houston, Texas. gamification Games

This week on #BLPLearn: Design Principles, Doorways, and Gamification!

Bottom-Line Performance

My link comes from Smashing Magazine (one of my favorite resources on the web) and it’s all about the connection between space and design — no, not outer space, just space. Why The Gamification Trend Fails At Most Companies. Why The Gamification Trend Fails At Most Companies.

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.

Ways to integrate gamification into eLearning


Taking in count the importance of keeping an active learning process we bring to you the gamification in eLearning feature. People often feel that Gamification could be a complicated process but this is far from reality. Gamification and Social Learning.

Gamification and Serious Games Headed to the Mainstream

Knowledge Guru

Gartner Group, which monitors trends across many industries, has labeled gamification as a trend that is sliding into the “trough of disillusionment” within the education industry. The post Gamification and Serious Games Headed to the Mainstream appeared first on.

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.

Best of the Best – Top 5 Gamification LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Or would you rather, just hold onto that list, smile a bit and say to yourself, “Hey I thought this article was about top five gamification LMSs?” The point and there is one here, is presenting a listing of systems that meet a set of criteria to achieving a level of gamification which in turn enables learning to be fun. . Here now is my list of top five gamification LMSs. Gamification is about fun and LEARNING. Gamification for all.

How Companies Use Gamification To Motivate Their Employees


Gamification, the idea of using game-based techniques to increase engagement in a non-gaming activity, might have began as a novelty reserved for web 2.0 social startups, but is now an accepted part of the web in general and the eLearning industry in particular.

Gamification Company Bunchball Makes Interesting Announcement

Kapp Notes

Eariler this morning, the gamification company, Bunchball made an interesting announcement about the personalization of gamification, which ties nicely into my posting the other day– What Happened to the Promise of One-to-One Online Learning? (of

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.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Performance Improvement is an organizational focus for us here at Web Courseworks.

Your Top Three Gamification LMSs for 2016

eLearning 24-7

If your system has a level of gamification, just don’t stop at having a leader board, points, rankings and badges. . Gamification Features. First off, you can’t judge a web site by the product, because well, the web site stinks. They have the best and frankly the strongest gamification LMS on the market. There is a reason they are #2 Top LMS for 2016 and it isn’t just because of gamification. 2016 gamification LMS Uncategorized

Applying Gamification to e-Learning


You’ve probably heard the term “gamification” in recent <a href=”[link] target=”_blank”>e-Learning</a> discussions: at conferences, in training articles and blogs, and even across the web on your favorite social media sites. Although this is one way to interpret it, gamification has multiple definitions and includes a number of possibilities for interweaving training with gaming.

How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience


Solutions are now being introduced or integrated by learning technology providers to dynamically aggregate content from millions of sources around the web, for your needs.

Failure is the New Success

Web Courseworks

There’s no gamification to be found here. The gamification framework can be myopic in the sense that it tends to focus solely on game mechanics. The post Failure is the New Success appeared first on Web Courseworks.