Games, gamification, and game-based learning have entered into the vocabulary of trainers, eLearning developers, and instructional designers over the past few years. But the influx has left many questions: What elements from games should be used in learning design? How does one seamlessly integrate story, challenge, badges, and points into the learning process? Does competition help or hurt learning? What research exists to support game elements for learning?
This interactive presentation includes many examples of using game elements for learning. And, yes, you will play a game during this session. Discover how research-based game thinking and design can be leveraged to create effective, engaging instruction.