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Peregrine Helps Bay Area Training Professionals Learn Concepts and Principles of Gamification

“The least exciting element of any game is the points, badges or leaderboards. People don’t play a game just for points, they play for mastery, to overcome challenges and to socialize with others. The most effective gamification efforts include more than points and badges — they contain elements of story, challenge and continual feedback as well as a high level of interactivity.” —Karl Kapp

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Creativity, Design, Development, eLearning, Facilitation, Games, Gamification, Performance Support, Project Management, Rapid Instructional Design

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Best Practices for Being an Engaging Facilitator of vILT

If you sense the attention of the group is lagging as a whole (this happens a lot late in the day, and especially toward the end of the week), encourage a 60-second stretch break. Tell participants they have 60 seconds to stand up, stretch their arms and legs, neck and shoulders, take a few deep breaths and re-join the group. A simple exercise like that can quickly energize a tired group.

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10 Tips from Industry Thought-Leaders on How to Build Better eLearning

“Play Plants vs. Zombies. Seriously. Play it and notice how it provides feedback to help players adapt their performance, uses scaffolding to gradually develop skills, and uses incremental increases in complexity to teach highly complicated tasks.” –Julie Dirksen

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Posted in: Analysis, Consulting, Creativity, Design, Development, eLearning, Evaluation, Facilitation, Feedback, Performance, Project Management, Research, Training

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