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The Sweet Spot: Where Technology Meets the Motivational Brain

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In this guest post, Dr. Marc Lewis talks about "The Sweet Spot" and how technologies, especially video games, keep users satisfied and motivated.
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A US city is awarding digital badges to make innovation a habit

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The city of Louisville, Kentucky, puts considerable effort into getting the average public servant to innovate, from hosting tech-free hackathons to putting on skills training workshops. One of their most successful initiatives, though, seems straight out of a kindergarten classroom: the city rewards employees for small acts of innovation with digital “badges”. The Louisville Metro Badge Program rewards employees for tasks like creating a
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Gamification Mechanics In UX: Smart User Journey.

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The article continues the theme of applying gamification mechanics and approaches in design for digital products: steps of user journey for web and mobile
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How Gamification in the Workplace Impacts Employee Productivity

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When executed well, gamification in the workplace can increase employee productivity, engagement and make work more fun.
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Dan Pink on the Science of Staying Motivated, by Heleo Editors

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"One of the world's foremost thinkers on business and social science, Daniel Pink is the author of several bestselling books on business, work, and behavior. He joined Ryan Hawk, the creator and host of The Learning Leader Show, to talk about the critical components of sustaining excellence, what it was like writing speeches for Al Gore, and how Dan left his comfort zone to bring his side hustle front and center." Read on to learn more about how curiosity, generosity, conscientiousness, and small wins can be the key to phenomenal growth.
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Games Mindset Increasingly Prevalent In Business & Education

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DIGGING UP THE BEST OF SERIOUS GAMES FAST-GROWING MARKET
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Gamify Your Courses: The 3 C's to Getting Started

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You don’t need to be a techie to gamify courses. A professor and game designer shares his expertise on gamification and student engagement.
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Why we created Quests, our new tool for personalized learning - Classcraft Blog

Why we created Quests, our new tool for personalized learning - Classcraft Blog | What's Your GAME Plan | Scoop.it
By making lessons "adventures” that are self-paced and tailored to each student's needs, teachers can help students take ownership of their learning.
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Great Design Thinkers: Frank Chimero on The Shape Of Design | Designlab blog

Great Design Thinkers: Frank Chimero on The Shape Of Design | Designlab blog | What's Your GAME Plan | Scoop.it
Learn UI/UX design through hands-on projects and 1-on-1 mentorship from expert designers. Add design to your resume and level up your career.
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5 Reasons To Utilize Gamification In Corporate eLearning - eLearning Industry

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Want to know why you should Utilize Gamification In Corporate eLearning? Check 5 reasons to Utilize Gamification In Corporate eLearning.
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Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation: What's the Difference?

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Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation can impact behavior in different ways. Learn the differences between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.
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eLearning and Gamification - 5 Keys to Success

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Read about the keys to sucess in using gamification with elearning for training.
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Gamification Teaching Strategies to Engage Learners

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A few teaching strategies you can use to make learning feel more like a game.
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Changing the Education Game

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Let’s face it: our current educational system is broken. It is a sad realization, but we are not preparing our younger generations for the challenges and requirements of the coming decades. The system has to change and change fundamentally. Octalysis Gamification offers insights and tools to actually make that change.
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Meaningful, Specific Rewards

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Many of you will know by now that I intensely dislike the way my daughter's school uses rewards. However, one teacher has changed some of my views in one simple act. She gave out a truly meaningful re
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Alternate Reality Games: The Learning Connection - eLearning Industry

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Want to know what is the connection between Alternate Reality Games and business learning? Check about using Alternate Reality Games for corporate learning.
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The Use of Story and Emotions in Gamification

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Gamification projects can benefit from storytelling features; these features can help arouse emotional connections with players. They can enhance the player experience and improve the longevity and fun factor of the gamified features. Let’s take a closer look at how that might work, even if you don’t feel that you are a natural story teller. An understanding of this will be like a powerful new tool in your kit, and one that can bring the world you create for your players that bit closer t
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Stories are one of the best ways of immersing the learner and grabbing their attention and emotions.

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5 Tips To Change Corporate Training With Gamification - eLearning Industry

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Wondering how to Change Corporate Training With Gamification? Check 5 tips to Change Corporate Training With Gamification.
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Project-Based Learning and Gamification: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

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Prepping for a gamified unit of study or project is very different than prepping for your traditional, linear model. Here are some tips on how to do it.
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Doctors Should Play Board Games to Get Better At Teamwork - The Medical Futurist

Doctors Should Play Board Games to Get Better At Teamwork - The Medical Futurist | What's Your GAME Plan | Scoop.it
As a hospital manager, you should solve resource problems at your medical facility, as a doctor, you should diagnose sepsis well, and above all, communicate smoothly and efficiently. How can you do all of it? Play the following magnificent board games which are not only entertaining but they could also facilitate teamwork and cooperation in …
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Gamification Can Save us from our Apathy – Cinq-Mars Media

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My first year of college I made friends with a roommate trio in an adjacent dorm. They began to withdraw socially and academically after about a month, — skipping classes and holing up in their room…
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Confusion about gamification - Gamification Nation

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In the learning and development world a lot of people are confused about gamification and the difference between gamification and... [Read More]
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Gamification: When Badges are Better than Badgers - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

Gamification: When Badges are Better than Badgers - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert | What's Your GAME Plan | Scoop.it
Badges get a bad reputation in and around gamification. I felt it was time to set the record straight and explain just why they are better than badgers.
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What Is Intrinsic Motivation?

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Why do you do the things you do? If you are doing them for some internal reason, then psychologists would describe you as intrinsically motivated. We explain.
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