eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. We all enjoy reading the summaries of the past year – and seeing predictions for the new one. Most folks want to know: which trends are worth pursuing and which ones are … Continue reading

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #Trg14

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #Trg14

Bottom-Line Performance has done simulation and learning game design for table-top/live events for many years. However, our foray into digital game design has only been happening for the past three years. When we started, we found lots of books and … Continue reading

New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

Many of our readers are instructional designers looking to pick up some game design tips for their next project. Others are already avid game designers just looking for extra tips and advice. Wherever you are as a learning game designer, … Continue reading

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth … Continue reading

Gamification, Sales Training in Learning Solutions Magazine

Gamification, Sales Training in Learning Solutions Magazine

Organizations faced with fast product launch cycles must simultaneously train sales teams, support teams, and customers on the features and benefits. There’s often no “easy button,” however games and gamification are shown to be some of the most effective methods … Continue reading

Training Needs Analysis Worksheet (Free Download)

Training Needs Analysis Worksheet (Free Download)

A soundly conducted Needs Analysis should always be the first step when you need to improve performance or change behaviors. Regardless of the type of learning solution you plan to create, taking the time to properly assess the situation and … Continue reading

To Game or Not to Game? The Best Ways to Use Games for Learning

To Game or Not to Game? The Best Ways to Use Games for Learning

So, you think you want to use a game to help people learn. You’ve got the “what,” but do you know the “why” and the “how?” There are many reasons to use games for learning… and also times when you’d … Continue reading

Using Spaced Learning and Distributed Practice in Corporate Learning

Using Spaced Learning and Distributed Practice in Corporate Learning

Interested in spaced learning and distributed practice? Then download our free Primer on Spaced Repetition and Feedback Loops. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about these concepts so you can incorporate them in your own training. … Continue reading