Join Karl Kapp for an in-depth discussion in this video Thinking like a game designer: Part one, part of Gamification of Learning.
…An important aspect of creating a gamified learning…experience is to think like a game designer.…Game designers create worlds to entertain people, drawing on story,…design and character.…When we create gamified content,…we're creating a world to teach people using similar techniques.…Here are a few ideas for thinking like a game designer.…These ideas will help you to create engaging and…motivating instruction using the concepts from game designers.…
Start the instruction with action.…Good games start with action.…When designing learning,…follow the same format, don't start with a list of objectives.…Start with a learner making a decision.…Moving from point a to point b or selecting a plan of action.…Involve the learner immediately in the learning process.…Don't have them read content for the first ten screens.…Have them make decisions and take action.…Create a sense of mystery within the instruction.…In essence mystery is the what happened and why element in learning.…
For example not knowing the location of a hidden key to open a door or…
- 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 Intermediate
Instructional Design: Storyboardingwith Daniel Brigham1h 14m Intermediate
Captivate 9: Software Simulationswith Anastasia McCune2h 47m Intermediate
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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