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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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Fun, Informative Evening on How to Design and Create Training Games

“Gamification is the use of game elements, mechanics and thinking to engage, motivate action, promote learning and solve problems.”

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Posted in: Advice, Consulting, Games, Innovation, Job Aids, Performance Support, Presentations, Project Management, Tools, Training

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Two Timeless Principles for Managing Time and Tasks

Many moons ago I taught time management courses for Franklin Covey—actually it was a wonderful little company that was bought by Franklin Covey, but no one’s heard of it, so I just say Franklin Covey. Anyway, there are a few productivity principles from that course that have stuck with me over the years. They’re like […]

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Posted in: Consulting, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Performance, Project Management

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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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