A must for your calendar: 30 world-class experts reveal how to boost engagement and tap into the power of gamification in the Product Gamification Summit, Oct 6-15! Meanwhile, revisit some dos and don’ts with an infographic and two articles about essentials and common pitfalls in workplace gamification; meet two young women entrepreneurs in edu game development in our featured interviews with the founders of @67GamesSA and @ImmersedGames. The quote of the week comes to us from South Africa and Regina Kgatle: “If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.” Continue reading What’s up in gamification #13
Lots of climbing in the gamification news: An augmented reality climbing wall and an app to make you climb stairs instead of using the elevator. Also: How to get inspiration from a simple browser-based video game to become a better teacher. ; and how to motivate rehab or even make it fun. Finally, the thought of the week: “Gamification is not about fun, it’s about engagement”. Continue reading What’s up #12
What are the latest topics in gamification? An infographic about education gamification ; the use of gameful design in learning ; why you get more done when you gamify your life ; a focus on fun and happiness at work ; 3 ways to recruit thanks to gamification ; and improving driving behaviour. Continue reading What’s up #10
Pokemon Go is THE game everyone is talking about. This app can be (and will be) used in fitness, education, marketing, among many other areas. But what is Pokemon Go? A gamified app? A game with augmented reality? An exergame? The answers in our press review of the week! Continue reading What’s up? Focus on PokemonGo!
“If we’re reading just to get a badge, then we’re reading for all the wrong reasons.” This week, read the story of this teacher who got a bad experience with extrinsinc rewards. Also: examples of gamification in public transport, cybersecurity and engagement. Plus the question: “Gamification: So what separates the winners from the losers?” Continue reading What’s up #6
Recently in the gamification world: gamification to improve cybersecurity, running motivation, employee motivation, game-based learning, a 2016 forecast, and more! Continue reading What’s up #4
Games are good for us all. They are good for our children. They sharpen their minds and keep them motivated. Because all we want – and what makes gamification successful according to Gabe Zichermann – are the 3 F: feedback, friends and fun!