What is Gamification? Gamification is the concept of applying game mechanics and dynamics to non-game activities in order to increase participant engagement and motivation. These game elements come in many forms: Storylines: Creating a narrative arc with characters, conflict, and resolution helps immerse the player in the activity. Personalization: Allowing players to select, name, and customize avatars […]
by Lily Zimmerman, Instructional Designer Are you considering gamification for your organization’s learning program, but don’t know where to start? Getting started with gamification is easier than you might think.
by Lily Zimmerman, Instructional Designer Sure, in theory gamification sounds like a great solution, but how do you know if it’s the right solution for your organization? Gamification is a new and innovative tool that can be a powerful part of a learning experience, but it’s not a solution that you can just casually slap on and […]
Both games and gamification can offer engaging, effective experiences for learners. There’s a lot of buzz about these methodologies in the learning community, and it’s helpful to understand the basics of each approach, as they’re quite distinct.
The LHT Group welcomes Brian Orchosky! Brian brings new perspective, energy and lots of eLearning programming and gamification knowledge. Brian’s day-to-day include programming eLearning interactions, gamification design, and web development. As Brian put it simply, “I do lots of programming, no doubt.”
At some point, every organization introduces a new program or policy. Globalizing economies, new technology, and turbulent financial and political times require that teams consistently rethink services, products, and approach. But how do you manage your team through the change? eLearning Gamification!
Getting excited about LearnShare 2013? Us too! Ben, Dan, and Jim are set to attend and present at LearnShare’s User Conference 2013 in sunny Orlando, Florida October 9th – 11th. Co-led by LearnShare, Johns Hopkins, and Oceaneering, LearnShare 2013 will feature some of the eLearning industry’s best.