Category: Gamification

Can you maximize learning through the gamification of your elearning or in-person session?

Examples of Easter Eggs in Learning Programs

On Monday, we shared a podcast featuring gamification expert Karl Kapp who talked about Easter Eggs in a learning context. As a follow-up, several readers offered ways they’ve used Easter Eggs effectively in their learning programs.

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An L&D-style Easter Egg Hunt (with Karl Kapp)

“Easter Eggs” are a game element that can bring randomness, joy and delight to training programs. They’re “next level” instructional design elements that can offer surprising new ways for learners to access content.

As a treat for blog readers, you may also find four different Easter Eggs hidden around this post. The first person to send me an email (brian@endurancelearning.com) that identifies all four Easter Eggs will find themselves on the receiving end of a $50 Amazon gift card. You’ll need to earn this gift card because these Easter Eggs may not be so easy to find. Look closely at the images, the transcript of the conversation (see if there are any acronyms that can be found!) and the links (is there anything weird about any of these links?). Happy Egg Hunting!

Karl Kapp Gamification

Talking Games and Gamification (for Learning) with Karl Kapp

“Games” and “gamification” are different, but both can be very powerful elements when it comes to effective and engaging learning design. Oh, and according to Karl Kapp, the main object of a learning game or gamified learning experiences isn’t to make a training program “fun”.

If you have 20 minutes or so, this conversation with Karl Kapp could change the way you design learning programs.

Gamify your training with Marci Morford

What You Need to Know Before You Gamify Your Next Training

I know for a fact my experience with gamification is not unique. I have failed more than once to make games work in training. I talked to Marci Morford about how she finds inspiration to gamify her training, and she discusses the why the dynamics, mechanics, and components of a game are play a huge role in game play success.

Poll Everywhere Leaderboard Review

This week, Poll Everywhere released a new poll option with leaderboard functionality.  If you are unfamiliar with Poll Everywhere, check out this post. This week

eLearning Game Copyrights

A few weeks ago, I talked about video games in training. Since that post, I have been asked if there are copyright infringement concerns when

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