Learn, Play, Repeat: Using Games For Spaced Learning
by The Game Agency of ELB Learning (formerly eLearning Brothers) / Published: Sep 21 2022
What it's about
No matter how engaged learners are, they tend to forget what they learned over time—known as the "forgetting curve." However, by leveraging training games, in repetitive, short, spaced-out sessions you can boost recall and minimize knowledge loss.
Designing effective spaced learning sessionsWe can improve recall if we revisit/repeat info in multiple, spread-out sessions.
Using games for spaced practiceYou have 5 minutes—would you rather read a training document or play a learning game?
Before a training sessionThere are quick, fun ways to motivate people to engage with your content before the session begins.
During a training sessionYou can use games as icebreakers, to tell relatable stories, and to repeat and practice skills.
After a training sessionSo, how can you motivate learners to re-engage after a training session? Follow these tips.
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