GAMIFICATION

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Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here's Why

I’m a big fan of Twitter. I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care about and business trends. I believe in …

Five Psychological Principles Fueling Gamification by Susan Jacobs

Gamification satisfies fundamental human desires such as competition and the need for recognition, and bolsters a sense of community in the workplace.

Angry Birds

Game-based Learning is NOT Didactic Instruction

<b>Introduction</b><p>A recurring problem traditional designers of instruction seem to have related to game-based learning is that they feel learning …

In Real Life: What I've Learned After 15 Years of Playing Games at Work

Are we still arguing about the potential for games to help people get better at their jobs? I’ve never been able to wrap my head around this …

Employment

How Uber Uses Psychological Tricks to Push Its Drivers’ Buttons

The start-up has undertaken an extraordinary experiment in behavioral science to subtly entice an independent work force to maximize company revenue.

7 Gamification Myths, Debunked

Better faster product design isn’t about trinkets & silver bullets<p>I’m a game designer and startup coach who helps companies large and small create …

2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

In my work with games and gamification I have the opportunity to travel around the globe talking to folks who are working on various aspects of games …

Virtual Reality

Uber debuts Compliments, letting riders give drivers specific positive feedback

Uber has a new product feature going live across its app today, called ‘Compliments.’ The new systems will prompt riders to give a specific, additional piece of positive feedback in addition to the star rating they assign their driver, including things like “Excellent Service” or “Awesome …

Your life will be a video game

Andrew Wilson | CEO, Electronic Arts<p>Whether or not you play video games today, you will in the future.<p>Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, believes games in 2021 will be more diverse, more accessible, and simply more inescapable. Your smartphone and your game console will help you play with …

A boardgame about climate change that melts as you play

The world is warming up. This we know. Over its long, long life, the Earth has gone through multiple cycles of cooling and heating up again, or …

Climate Change

Your complete resource for training and development

The use of videos to train and educate has grown dramatically due to advancements in technology. It is now easier to create, share and distribute …

An Octalysis Look at the Waze Craze

Waze is Gamified Driving<p>Waze is an immensely popular GPS app that is changing how we navigate traffic through crowdsourcing real-time traffic and …

Waze

Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Dr. Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! Legendary for his generosity and indefatigable energy, it is my …

Gameplay

GAMIFICATION FOR CORPORATE LEARNING

<i>This is the first in a series of articles about gamification written by Karl Kapp exclusively for Learnnovators. The series starts with a definition</i> …

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Bad Gamification Won't Fix Bad eLearning: Seven Principles That Will by Fiona Quigley

Gamification is the use of game elements to motivate people to complete tasks. According to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Education, though, …

Games & Gamification Summit 2016 Home

Examine Every Aspect of Games & Gamification for Learning<p>While most people agree that games and gamification can make learning more fun, there is …

5 Things Modern Learners Love About Game-Based Mobile Learning

<b>What Do Modern Learners Love About Game-Based Mobile Learning?</b><p>The early days of technology-aided learning saw learners confined to a computer and …

Game Gamification Workplace

I’m CONSTANTLY curating online content about learning and performance. As a learning geek, It’s my thing—well—one of my things. Every month, I’ll dig …

Online Life

Risk Theme Park is a conceptual high-rise featuring floods, fires and climbing hazards

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Royal College of Art graduate Soon-min Hong has designed a theme park where, instead of rides, the attractions include …

Find your personal gamification guru

<b>A curated list of games and gamification experts that offer practical tips for your L&D needs.</b><p>Introducing new learning methods can involve an …

eLearning

5 predictions about gamification in learning

<b>Take a glimpse into the future of elearning gamification with insights from some of the leading experts in the field.</b><p>Following the second annual …

eLearning

Exploding Myths About Learning Through Gaming

<i>Part of our series of conversations with leading teachers, writers and activists on education issues.</i><p>If you had to pick the most promising — and possibly most overhyped — education trends of the last few years, right up there with the online college courses known as MOOCs would almost certainly …

Our Gaming Motivation Data Distilled into a 20-Minute Talk

Download The Slides<p>Want a copy of the slides? We’ve got you covered. If you have any questions, you can reach us at team@quanticfoundry.com.<p>Take The …