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…Gamification is not just about game elements or game mechanics.…Gamification is also about thinking like a game designer.…It is about game thinking.…Game thinking is approaching the design and…process from the perspective of actions and activities.…Applying the mechanics of games to nongame situations.…Games demand action.…They encourage engagement.…They require the player to do something.…And not just activity for activity's sake.…Actions in games lead to meaningful outcomes,…while the player typically navigates some sort of risk.…
Meaningful game outcomes involve overcoming challenges and…solving problems through thoughtful decision making.…Good games and by extension good gamification involve challenges, risks and…meaningful outcomes that impact an audience member,…prospective client or learner.…Gamification is not bounded by technology or the need to be delivered online.…It doesn't have to be digital.…Instead, gamification is a design sensibility.…
It's a way of designing an engaging and motivating experience.…
- Exploring games, gamification, and simulations
- Content gamification vs. structural gamification
- Seeing gamification in action
- Capitalizing on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
- Collecting, acquiring, and allocating resources
- Constructing and creating
- Setting up rules
- Providing feedback
- Telling a story
- Thinking like a game designer
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Instructional Design Essentials: Storyboardingwith Daniel Brigham1h 14m Appropriate for all
Captivate Projects: Software Simulationswith Anastasia McCune2h 47m Appropriate for all
1. Exploring Gamification
2. Gamification in Action: Three Case Studies
3. Theory Behind the Practice
4. Gamification Dynamics
5. Elements of Gamification
6. Implementing Gamification
Gamification in elearning3m 34s
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