This article is not about the mechanics of game design but about how to be a design team leader. So many transferable lessons here to other design paradigms..."Regardless of what kind of game you work on, design leadership is at the center of success or failure," writes design consultant Phil O'Connor, whose credits include Far Cry 3 and Operation Flashpoint 2 .
This article is not about the mechanics of game design but about how to be a design team leader. So many transferable lessons to other design paradigms here (including instructional design).
Instead of focusing on changing people’s minds, focus on making it easy for people to do something
Many ID efforts in relate to change processes and this article points to the synergy between communication efforts, change management efforts, and learning experience roll outs. When there are discrepancies between attitudes and desired performance, making it easier to accomplish the performance can go a long way.
When you think about micro-learning, and free-range learning experiences where the user gets learning chunks at time-of-need, it's not just a matter of taking a big learning experience and chopping it up. This article discusses some useful strategies for making byte-sized experiences make sense w/o loosing larger context.
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These are somewhat automated based on search signals and analytics but a good list.
A talk from GDC 2015--Embrace the possibility of serious games and abandon preconceived notions on what games have to be. (But my preconceived notion is that they still have to be designed with intent and understanding of what you want to accomplish and with empathy for your target audience.)
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Some of this is a bit random but it's definitely thought-provoking. Lots of useful ideas on the development side.
Maker spaces are increasingly used in K12 education and by design "geeks" (myself included) but encouraging a maker culture is an important part of adult learning and develops critical thinking skills that are expansive rather than reductionist.
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