Learn about the 5 main benefits of game-based training — plus 22 examples of real-world results.Read More
Everything you need to know about game-based training — plus 10 resources to read later.Read More
Our CTO Alex talks lame-ification and the rise of rotten point-badge-leaderboard systems.Read More
Curious about game-based learning, but not sure it'll work for you? Here's 3 reasons to try a pilot program.Read More
Designing an effective training program starts with an effective plan.Read More
Learn why striking the right balance between “too easy” and “too hard” is critical to improving your training results.Read More
We’ve all written bad quiz questions.
Ones that were either way too confusing (double negatives anyone?) or so easy you could guess the answer without understanding the question.
It happens to the best of us.
But while a few bad questions may not seem like a big deal, they can have a major impact on your training; confusing your employees and skewing your results.
The good news is, writing questions doesn’t have to be a struggle. There’s a formula to good quiz questions. One you can use to write effective questions every time.Read More
There’s a common misconception that Baby Boomers won’t like game-based training. But new research shows that’s not the case — in fact, they might be your strongest participants.Read More
In the last post we covered when you should — and shouldn’t — use gamification for corporate training. Today we’re going to move on to game-based learning.
Game-based learning differs from gamification in that it features course content within a relevantly themed game. Users learn by playing, and their progress is directly related to their knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
While highly effective, game-based learning can also be expensive. So it’s important to consider which situations require the investment.Read More
Gamification added haphazardly to training can actually de-motivate employees. Learn how to correctly implement a gamification strategy that excites employees and increases training engagement.Read More
Creating successful game-based training programs comes down to two things: hard work and an understanding of game based training strategy.Read More
If you’re considering stepping up your training game, you’ve undoubtedly run across these two terms: gamification and game-based training.
Time wasters, your boss calls them. Miracle fixes, claim “industry experts.”
Confused, you say.
All jokes aside, the truth is there is no shortage of articles written about gamification and game-based training. Most pontificate about benefits and stop short of telling you anything useful.Read More