Game or Mini-Game: Which Should You Choose for Your Training Solution?

Game or Mini-Game: Which Should You Choose for Your Training Solution?

You are all in. You want to incorporate games into your learning experience. Do you go with one large game as THE learning solution or do you incorporate several smaller games… what we call “mini-games?” A large-scale game can provide … 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

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

Learning Game Design and Gamification Professional Development Opportunities

Learning Game Design and Gamification Professional Development Opportunities

Did you know the best way to design a digital game is to start with a paper prototype? Or that the ADDIE model for designing learning solutions doesn’t work so well with games? You should use an agile approach instead. … Continue reading

Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

I conducted the same interview with Dr. Karl Kapp, Ed.D, author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Karl is one of the foremost thought leader in the game based learning space. Read his interview here. We recently shared an … Continue reading

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

I conducted the same interview with Sharon Boller, President of BLP. She is the lead designer of the Knowledge Guru® game engine and designs learning games for many of our clients. Read the interview here. After a sold-out pre-conference workshop … Continue reading