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Should you make your training more game-like?

There are several benefits of having actively engaged learners. For example, they:

  • pay more attention to what they are learning
  • have greater motivation to continue learning
  • achieve better results when applying their learning

Research suggests that learners are more engaged when:

  • the challenge of the learning activity is matched to their level of skill
  • they perceive themselves to be actively involved
  • they feel supported as learners

A well-designed game engages its players by giving them ever increasingly difficult challenges and a variety of ways to overcome them. The goals are clear, the methods are explicit, and feedback is immediate.

The gamification of learning is concerned with making it more game-like. It is more than giving out points, having leaderboards or awarding trophies. It is about crafting sessions that enable learners to develop their knowledge/skills through making choices and receiving feedback on them.

Contact us to find out more about how to gamify your learning.

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