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Abstract of Study: Effect of Computer-Based Video Games on Children: An Experimental Study

Here are the results of an experimental study that compares the results of using a computer to teach (with no game activities) vs. using a computer game to teach. The results of the study indicate that a video game condition can lead to an increase of learning over just using a computer for instruction. Here […]

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Abstract of Study Related to Storytelling

Here is an interesting research abstract about using storytelling or narrative in instruction. Abstract Glonek, K. L., & King, P. E. (2014). Listening to Narratives: An Experimental Examination of Storytelling in the Classroom. International Journal Of Listening, 28(1), 32-46. doi:10.1080/10904018.2014.861302 This study looks at an oral presentation of content in both a narrative format and […]

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Cyber Monday Ideas

So today is Cyber Monday and you are wondering just what you should order for that special Learning and Development person in your life…well I’ve got a few ideas all related to the gift of learning. The best thing you can give someone is new ideas, new thinking and new concepts. This list of gift […]

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Resources from ATD Presentation in Wisconsin

Here are the resources from my presentation. Opening Slides Short Explanation of Gamification Pinterest Page on Gamification Happenings Gamification Happenings Facebook Page on Gamification of Learning and Instruction Facebook Gamification Page Polling Software Poll EveryWhere Articles Here is some information on thinking like a game designer. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Designer Here are […]

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DevLearn Student Docent Program

If you are a student in an instructional technology or design program, consider heading to DevLearn this month. The students at Bloomsburg University’s department of instructional technology bought hotel and airline tickets today and we are ready to go… So what is the DevLearn Student program?…I’m glad you asked. The program is basically a guided […]

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