What is going on when you are learning something new?Well, areas likeyour frontal cortexgets busy. Itstarts burning alot of fuel, andhits its limitspretty quickly.
What is going on when you using a regular pattern you already know? That leverages parts of the brain that can run without a lot of conscious attention.
Glucose Metabolic Rate after several weeks of Tetris Practice
Most e-Learning is biking straight uphillModule 1 Module 2 Module 3 Module 4 Module 5 Module 6 Intro New Info More new Even Yet again Summary Whew Info more new with the ! Info new info
Games, on the other hand… Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Some Stuff you Stuff Stuff Stuff Bossnew stuff, know you you you Fight pretty plus a bit know, know know, easy more maybe a plus a kicked though little bit more up a faster notch
It’s a lot like flow: Ability Challenge- Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experienceby Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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It also allows you to pay attention to what’s Whew different. ! In this model, the new material is mixed in with existing stuff, so the new material stands out.
We all need a rest sometimes: Whew !If you don’t give people a break, they willtake it anyway. Wait, this is Brain important dead, leaking Tuned out out the ears Kind of Uh huh. distractedOkay, I Uh huh...get it
Next, let’s talk about GOALSImage Attribution: modified version of an imagefrom Sebastian Deterding, “Dont Play GamesWith Me! Promises and Pitfalls of GamefulDesign” June 15, 2011 via Slideshare, Creative
What this ISN’T Chunking ContentImage Attribution: modified version of an imagefrom Sebastian Deterding, “Dont Play GamesWith Me! Promises and Pitfalls of GamefulDesign” June 15, 2011 via Slideshare, Creative
What this ISN’TChunking Content These are accomplishments
Accomplishments Content How can I How long is use this? this chapter? And this? And this? I just got the I just database successfully integration wrote “Hello working for my World” to leaderboard the application. I database. RULE. Oh good, I Okay! I know that just finished somewhere in one of chapter 7. these chapters or books, there will be somethingthat helps me troubleshoot the asteroids motion. I’m going to check the online forum again.
So, get the elephant’s attention? ”try to make just-in-case learning feel more like just-in-time learning” - The always fabulous Kathy Sierra
What are you using here?• How many people have had to take the written drivers test lately? Right of Way and Yielding Right-of-way and yielding laws help traffic flow smoothly and safely. They are based on courtesy and common sense. Violation of these laws is a leading cause of traffic crashes. When two vehicles reach an intersection at the same time, and there is no traffic light or signal, the driver of the vehicle on the left must yield to the vehicle on the right. -Minnesota Driver’s Manual• Think about how that feels.