Game-Based Learning

Gamification

If there was a prize for an Elearning concept, it would probably be intuitive learning using gamification. Consequently, it is like the proverbial set of blind men feeling different parts of an elephant. Then arriving at their own vision of what the animal looked like. Similarly, gamification means many different things to many different people. We present below some of the common ways to visualise intuitive learning in Gamification, in the context of E-learning. Animation and Interaction The most basic E-learning intervention we can visualise is as some sort of a Powerpoint Plus or Video i...
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‘Game Theory’ of Game-based eLearning industry

Many managers and teachers wonder how to make their trainee’s learning experience exciting. They are concerned about the delivery potential of their employees. I recently talked to a talent acquisition manager. She said, “the newbies that are selected are of great calibre but only 10 % of them are able to complete the course.” Interestingly the concerns were not about the content but the way it is presented to the trainee, which was far from being game-based. Gamification A user through game-based learning or gamification approach could carry out the learning process effectively. When we are...
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Digital Content Development – From grain to bread

The increase in usage of devices such as tablets, smartphones makes it challenging to fulfill growing needs for smart digital content. Training, research reports, magazines, books, and financial data and marketing content contain the information. It needs to be delivered via print or simpler digital files. They must now be created, edited, enriched, and packaged for new devices. In today's technology-savvy business environment, it is virtually impossible to gain a competitive advantage. Especially, without a strong digital content development strategy. Irrespective of the industry you're in, ...
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Mobile Learning: The Next Dimension in the L&D Cosmos

Getting bored and wanna play games? You can easily get a host of options to choose from on your mobile. Commuting to work and couldn't find time to read the morning newspaper? Catch all the latest news on the mobile phone which it serves you on a digital platter! Have some bank transactions to make but don't have the time to actually visit the bank - you are just a few clicks away from that otherwise cumbersome task. Conceptualization In a nutshell, the idea being insinuated at is also the one that you have rightly inferred by now. Mobile phones have invaded nearly every existing realm of o...
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Game-based Learning inculcates interest in all types of learners

Many managers and teachers wonder how to make their trainee’s learning experience fascinating. They have some concerns about the delivery potential of their employees. I recently talked to a talent acquisition manager. She says “the newbies that are selected are of great calibre but only 10 % of them complete the course.” Interestingly the concerns were not about the content but the way it is presented after digitization. Gaming is one such method. The approach A user through game-based learning approach could carry out the learning process effectively. This is because, for instance - To progr...
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Six Ways a Gaming Platform Can Benefit Your Training

Six Ways a Gaming Platform Can Benefit Your Training
Research shows that gaming can produce effective learning as compared to the traditional mode of eLearning. With gaming techniques being used in the course material we can create content that enables problem-solving skills and creativity. More so over, with the gaming concept, individuals do not have to face the negative consequences of failing as compared to real life; instead they get to start over again to improve their mistakes. (more…)
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How to engage through gaming Those Who Don’t Want To Be Engaged?

How to engage through gaming Those Who Don’t Want To Be Engaged?
The title must have caught your attention by now.  When education or training becomes boring, that’s when we lose the learner. “Learning” involves more than just memorizing information and facts. It requires us to retain their thoughts and then to apply those in a scenario. After reading this, you can expect your learners to engage through gaming. This can be implemented as workforce engagement. The learning becomes skills and then we can apply it in a real-life situation even under pressure, in a variety of circumstances. (more…)
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