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Resources for Two Recent Presentations

Here are slides, links and other information from two webinars I conducted. One was part of the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums, I spokeon the topic of Gamification of learning and instruction. The other was for NETWORKS which is an Advanced Technology Education (ATE) National Resource Center funded, in part, by the National Science Foundation. Here […]

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Three Programs for Creating 3D Training Games

The other day I received an email message asking if my upcoming book “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” gives instructions on how to build games. The short answer is “no.” While the book provides content related to the design of games, the development of games and integration of game elements into e-learning, it is […]

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Designing a Digital Future: Presentation Resources

Here are resources from my talk at The Pennsylvania College of Technology for their workshop “Designing a Digital Future” Combining Art, Creativity and Industrial Simulations: Game-Based Tools for Learning and Instruction View more presentations from Karl Kapp References from Presentation BMW Here is a great example of augmented reality. Courtesy of BMW. The implications for […]

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In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as used by Learning Professionals

Recently, on one of my blog postings Design e-Learning Like a Game Developer: Provide Incentives for Good Work, I received a response related to the fact that “gamification” is the easy-way-out and that we need to be careful about extrinsic motivation, that I was not correct in my posting about the use of extrinsic motivation. […]

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Design e-Learning Like a Game Developer: Provide Incentives for Good Work

You do something great in a game, you get rewarded. In fact, you even get rewarded if you do something simple like bump into a gold coin. If you bump into it, you collect the coin and eventually you’ve bumped into or walked through enough gold coins to purchase something. Games provide incentives for doing […]

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My Learning 3.0 Conference Slides and Resources

Here are my slides and relevant resources from my Chicago presentation at Learning 3.0!! I love Chicago, such a great city and relatively close by air travel. Great seeing old friends at the conference and meeting new ones. Hope you find these resources helpful. Here the slides from my presentation: Learning 3.0 gamification View more […]

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Article Published: Improving Training:Thinking Like a Game Developer

Training Quarterly just publishey my article Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer You can find the article here. The article provides 3 ways in which an instructional designer can think like a game designer. I was originally thinking about 4 but one had to go due to space constraints so I’ve add the fourth […]

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