Games, gamification, and game-based learning have entered into the vocabulary of trainers, e-Learning developers, and instructional designers in the past few years.
While many companies are beginning to explore ways to use games for learning, questions arise. How should games be integrated into the curriculum? Can attitudes and behavior change as a result of playing a game? What elements of games can learning designers borrow from game designers?
Creating engaging learning using game elements requires matching instructional content with the right game mechanics.