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Harrisburg JPL Resources

Here are the slides and additional information from my presentation in Harrisburg, PA to my good friends at JPL. Defining and Exploring Gamification from Karl Kapp Gamification: Creating Engaged Learners: LTEN Keynote Slides from Karl Kapp Here is some additional information. Videos Games References Zombies Run! The Lab Financial Soccer Rexona Teens Club Chrysler Word […]

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Meeting Stone Librande

This summer, one of my duties was serving as an external evaluator for a National Science Foundation grant (NSF) where the grant team of community college professors created a workshop to teach teachers how to create instructional games and then teamed the teachers with students from the community college to actually create the games, it […]

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Game Element: Pattern Recognition

Many games involve creating, identifying or predicting a pattern. This is a common element in many basic and electronic games. It is also an important element for many professional and academic skills. Pattern recognition is the ability to recognize order in a chaos or to see relationships in disjointed information. Patterns can be found in […]

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Game Element: Strategy

Strategy games are a popular type of games that require players to outwit and outmaneuver fellow players through careful decision making, planning several moves ahead and attempting to predict outcomes and consequences of both their moves and their opponent’s moves. Perhaps one of the best known strategy games is Chess. Chess is a strategy game […]

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Game Element: Construction and Creation

When you are considering creating a learning experience using a game or parts of games, one type of element you can add is the Construction/Creation element. Utilizing resources to build or create something new or unique requires thinking, creativity and the ability to plan several steps ahead (all items high up on Maslow’s Hierarchy–oops, I […]

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Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

In this webinar, for Training Magazine Network, I discussed how Gamification should be thought of as a design sensibility and not merely a digital tool. We talked about how gamification and game-thinking is more of a thought process and a methodology to engage and motivate learners. We explore several methods for applying game-thinking to your […]

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Join me for a Game-Thinking Webinar where you will Play a Game!

On Tuesday July 22, 2014 I am giving a webinar that will be interactive. Sometimes people talk about gamification or game-based learning but don’t use the techniques in their webinars. Well this webinar will have game elements included so you can see how it’s done. Join me for an engaging event using audience response software […]

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