Game-Based Learning

Who doesn’t love some friendly competition, even with themselves?! Find out what game-based learning is and how it can spice things up in your eLearning course.

July 11, 2016

7 Ways To Use Puzzle Games In Online Training

Who can resist a good puzzle game? Collecting the pieces, solving the riddles, and making our way through the maze allows us to indulge our curiosity and stretch our mental muscles. In this article, I’ll share 7 ways that you can use puzzles games in your online training deliverable to improve knowledge retention and employee engagement.
by Christopher Pappas
June 19, 2016

6 Tips To Develop Serious Games That Enhance Product Knowledge In Online Training

Product knowledge online training isn't known for being fun and entertaining. In fact, most employees dread it almost as much as health and safety online training courses. Your organization has the power to change their perspective, however, by integrating serious games into your online training strategy. In this article, I'll share 6 tips for developing serious games that enhance product knowledge in online training.
by Christopher Pappas
June 13, 2016 | Sponsored

5 Game Elements That Create Effective Learning Games

Most technology-aided learning enthusiasts are eager to dive into game design so they can create effective learning games to be used in corporate settings. Creating successful game-based learning requires learning how to design good mechanics or rules and incorporating meaningful game elements.
by Arunima Majumdar
February 1, 2016

Gameplay Programming Best Practices

Gameplay programming has become so complex that we can’t allow spending the time for reinventing the wheel anymore. This article aims to help you organize your workflow efficiently as it do outstanding companies in the game industry.
by Mykola Chornyi
December 4, 2015

7 Tips To Use Puzzle Games In eLearning

Puzzles bring out the curiosity and fascination in all of us, which makes them an ideal match for eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll share how you can incorporate puzzle games into your eLearning course in order to boost emotional connectivity and engage your audience.
by Christopher Pappas
November 4, 2015

Game-Based Learning: What Do Gamers Expect Of eLearning?

The reason that many people will draw on the conclusion that eLearning is often unappealing or unengaging is that the audience will predominantly be those who enjoy video games as a hobby. Most eLearning itself with its interactive and participative content does carry a lot of similarities with video games, so parallels will often be drawn between the two. In this article I will share what gamers expect of eLearning, so that you will be able to know what you should be mindful of when creating game-based learning experiences.
by Chris Hodgson
October 27, 2015

An Introduction To Multi-Device eLearning Games

eLearning games are a great way to boost engagement with your learners, but with the growing need for multi-device friendly courses, how can you make sure your eLearning games are accessible for everyone? This introduction gives you the best options for developing gamification elements and eLearning games which work on any device.
by Alan Bourne
August 17, 2015

Simulations And Games: Making Learning Fun!

Regardless of our age, playing with simulators (e.g. stock market investment, driving or flight simulators) and games (Starcraft, Hearts of Iron, World of Warcraft) always puts us on the path to learning and experiencing new things. That is because if our objective is to “win” the game, then we need to explore and learn the “system” in order to beat it. That is exactly what Game-Based Learning (GBL) is all about. In this article I will cover the types of game-based learning as well as the benefits of simulations and games. In addition, I will mention some of the tools that can be used to build eLearning games and simulations. Lastly, I will discuss how you can incorporate “gamification” into your eLearning content.
by Marina Arshavskiy