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.

7 Tips To Use Puzzle Games In eLearning

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.

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

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.

An Introduction To Multi-Device eLearning Games

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.

Simulations And Games: Making Learning Fun!

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.

Level Up with eLearning Games

Level Up With eLearning Games

Games are everywhere. You may consider yourself a serious, down-to-earth person, but I bet you’ve been exposed to a game recently—maybe without even realizing it. Does your car have one of those fancy dashboard systems that tells you when you’re driving fuel efficiently, or how your current gas mileage is compared to the last trip you took? Do you try to beat your previous gas mileage each time you drive somewhere? That’s a game! In a way, your car is training you to drive more fuel efficiently. The machines really are taking over…

Gaming Design For Elearning

Gaming Design For eLearning

Gamification is the buzz word in eLearning at the moment, but of course, you don’t want to gamify eLearning for the sake of it. In this post, you’ll explore the principles underpinning good gaming design for eLearning, and set out an eight point checklist to help you create better, gamified learning.

5 Tips To Make Learning Games Effective

5 Tips To Make Learning Games Effective

The worth of games in learning has been explored in education and corporate training. In learning games motivation and engagement are not the main goal. Yes, they definitely help the learners get engaged but the ultimate goal is the mastery of knowledge and skills which are important in the workplace. The ultimate goal is the outcome of the gaming experience - the transfer of knowledge or skills gained onto the job. The article illustrates 5 Tips of ensuring that the goal is successfully achieved and that players LEARN.