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Gamification In Learning Management: What’s A Stick Without A Carrot? - eLearning Industry

Gamification In Learning Management: What’s A Stick Without A Carrot? - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Wondering about Gamification In Learning Management? Check how Gamification In Learning Management can make the carrot and the stick idiom work.
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Microlearning or Gamification: Who Wins When It Comes To Millennials? - eLearning Mind

Microlearning or Gamification: Who Wins When It Comes To Millennials? - eLearning Mind | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Millennials seem to be the talk of the town, and they should be as they are quickly taking over the majority of today's workforce.
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The Psychology Of Gamification In Education: Why Rewards Matter For Learner Engagement - eLearning Industry

The Psychology Of Gamification In Education: Why Rewards Matter For Learner Engagement - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Check how the psychology of Gamification In Education makes learners come back for more, over and over again. The Psychology Of Gamification In Education!
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23 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning: Part 1 - eLearning Industry

23 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning: Part 1 - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
How To Use Gamification In Learning. Check 10 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning by the Top Gamification experts!
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Gamification In Leadership Development: How Companies Use Gaming To Build Their Leader Pipeline

Gamification In Leadership Development: How Companies Use Gaming To Build Their Leader Pipeline | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Have you ever watched someone play Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, or World of Warcraft? They are totally absorbed in the moment. What are they playing for, you might ask? Often, it is just the sense of personal accomplishment in reaching a new level. Now imagine if you could harness this same [...]
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4 Effective Gamification Strategies for Corporate Training - eLearning Industry

4 Effective Gamification Strategies for Corporate Training - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
How do game-based learning, gamification, and eLearning designers learn ways to increase engagement and effectiveness in corporate training? By looking at popular games! Here we look at the wildly successful Candy Crush Saga to teach us 4 effective gamification design strategies for your next learning game project. 
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This gets me thinking more about how to use social components in training - like tracking social interactions or peer submissions and tying those elements into a leaderboard or badge scenario - or how to recognize/reward people for "on the job development"

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The History of Gamification Infographic: From Stamps to Space

The History of Gamification Infographic: From Stamps to Space | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Gamification may appear to be a new trend, but its history stretches back to the 1800s. See the most important moments in its technological evolution.
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The Gamification Guide for Teachers

The Gamification Guide for Teachers | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Would you like to gamify your classroom? People love to play. Whether your students are in kindergarten or college, adding fun to classroom learning by playing games is a positive and effective way to engage students. Your students are already master game players, whether those games are technologically based or not. Use this knowledge and expertise everyday by gamifying you classroom because play doesn’t have to be reserved for recess anymore.
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Make Progress Obvious in Gamification for Learning

Make Progress Obvious in Gamification for Learning | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
You’re considering - or already using - gamification in learning and your mission is clear: You want to increase engagement and motivation by harnessing the power of what humans inherently love to do - play games.
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10 Great Learning Game Design Links | The Upside Learning Blog

10 Great Learning Game Design Links | The Upside Learning Blog | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Find list of 10 Great Learning Game Design Links - Resources for Designing Game Based Learning (GBL).
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How Can Use of Game Elements Motivate Students? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How Can Use of Game Elements Motivate Students? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
The impact of gaming on the education sector is great and it’s safe to say the quicker we switch to this mode of education the better it gets for our future generations.
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Oregon Trail Has Nothing on These Educational Video Games

Oregon Trail Has Nothing on These Educational Video Games | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
With the help of grants, academics and big data, developers are trying to transform the way kids are taught and tested
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Games Based Learning Theory and Practice by Paul Ladley

Games Based Learning Theory and Practice by Paul Ladley | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
  via ICT in Practice Much has been discussed about computer games and their impact on young people. A lot of the media has focused how games are turning our young people into violent hooligan...
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What’s More Effective: Gamification or Game-based Learning?

What’s More Effective: Gamification or Game-based Learning? | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Is gamification more effective than game-based learning? Do learning games work without gamification? Find out from the gamified online learning gurus!
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Keeping The Emotion In Enterprise Gamification - eLearning Industry

Keeping The Emotion In Enterprise Gamification - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Wondering how to keep the Emotion In Enterprise Gamification? Check why Enterprise Gamification is applied ineffectively and what you should do about it.
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23 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning: Part 2 - eLearning Industry

23 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning: Part 2 - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
How To Use Gamification In Learning. Check 13 Effective Uses Of Gamification In Learning by the Top Gamification experts!
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Three Takeaways from Gamification’s Hype Cycle Journey | Badgeville

Three Takeaways from Gamification’s Hype Cycle Journey | Badgeville | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
For 20 years now, Gartner has released their annual Hype Cycle by mapping technological trends, assessing potential, and providing expert analysis. As co-founder and Board member at Badgeville, I’ve watched as gamification made its debut in the 2011

Technologies and climbed over the Peak of Inflated Expectations through the years. In early August, I was excited to see the recent Hype Cycle advance gamification to the Trough of Disillusionment – a place all new technologies must pass through to become mainstream.

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Gamification in Business: How Learning and Development Can Take It Beyond the Hype - eLearning Industry

Gamification in Business: How Learning and Development Can Take It Beyond the Hype - eLearning Industry | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Is the buzz on gamification in business reaching its peak? According to Gartner’s Hype Cycle, that may be the case. Yet according to Brian Burke, gamification in business (and, we would argue, training) can “motivate people to do extraordinary things.” Experienced, talented learning and development professionals have the skills to take gamification in business beyond the hype.
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"most gamified solutions will fail because of skipping or skimping on the upfront analysis" = agreed!

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Gamifying Training and Development

Gamifying Training and Development | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
It doesn’t always matter how good the trainer or material is. It’s always a theoretical, useless exercise unless the learners are engaged. Gamification can help.
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Gamification is more than just badges and leaderboards. I really liked this bit "The game is all about getting people to engage, either contributing to the effort or committing to it wholeheartedly."

It's about making smart and appropriate design choices that map to objectives.

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The Business of Gamification | Visual.ly

The Business of Gamification | Visual.ly | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Gamification has quickly become a super trend in marketing, customer retention and employee engagement. Check out this new infographic: The Business
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Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli

Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
All well designed games begin with a spirit of fun. Some games must deliver a serious and purposeful message, too. An example is Nightmare: Malaria, an iPad game with a similar mechanic as the popula
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Top 5 Game-Based Learning Posts on Our Blog in 2013

Top 5 Game-Based Learning Posts on Our Blog in 2013 | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
What a year it has been for the Knowledge Guru product! We first launched the game engine in October 2012, added the Game Creation Wizard in 2013, and are now humming along with happy customers an
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Popular SimCity Video Game, Now a Classroom Assessment

Popular SimCity Video Game, Now a Classroom Assessment | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
GlassLab has released SimCityEDU, a classroom version of the popular city-building video game, for use as a teaching and assessment tool.
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Teaching Empathy Through Digital Game Play

Teaching Empathy Through Digital Game Play | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
Video games can offer a playful approach to learning a new concept, providing a jumping off point for diving deeply into a topic. Games can’t do all the teaching, but they are an engaging way to get kids thinking -- even about ethics.
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The Problematic Connotation Of Video Games -

The Problematic Connotation Of Video Games - | Gamification for education | Scoop.it
The Problematic Connotation Of Video Games by Terry Heick Perhaps more than any other media form, video games suffer from connotation. While sourced directly from a stunning convergence of art and technology, the public perception...
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