Join Karl Kapp for an in-depth discussion in this video Spaced retrieval and practice, part of Gamification of Learning.
…Have you ever crammed for a test?…Sure, you do well on the test the next day.…But two days later, three days later, you no longer remember the content.…Cramming works well for short term memory.…But it doesn't work well for long term retention of information.…That's why many, but not all.…Gamification efforts take advantage of…the research-based concept of distributed learning.…Distributed learning basically means studying a little bit of…content at a time over a long period of time, rather than…cramming the content all at once in a eight hour training day, for example.…
With distributive learning,…the learner receives a little bit of content to be learned one day.…And then a little bit more the next day and a little bit more the day after that.…It turns out that distributing the learning over time leads to…better recall of the information later on.…Over a period of time,…the learner receives the same information as cramming, but is spread out.…And the spreading out of the content to be learned is what makes it easier and…
- 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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