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The 7 best articles on serious games and game-based learning

The 7 best articles on serious games and game-based learning

Game-based learning is advancing at full steam in schools, universities and companies. If you want to know why video games have become one of the best formats for teaching a broad range of knowledge and skills, we recommend reading the…

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Q & A Yu-kai Chou: “Gamification can make learning & development fun and engaging”

Q & A Yu-kai Chou: “Gamification can make learning & development fun and engaging”

Yu-kai Chou is one of the most famous names in the world in gamification. He started working in the field in 2003, when gamification wasn´t such a buzzword, and is a renowned speaker (including his TED talk), writer (Actionable Gamification)…

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Why your competitors are using edugames for staff training

Why your competitors are using edugames for staff training

If you still haven’t noticed, the time has come to acknowledge the truth: your competitors are using edugames (educational video games) to train their employees. And they have multiple reasons to do so. Firstly, and even though this may seem…

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The 5 best talks on gamification [videos]

The 5 best talks on gamification [videos]

If you really want to know what gamification is, there is no better way to do so than with the talks from the leading experts in the field. This article contains a selection of the most original and interesting videos…

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5 elements that the best online learning platforms have in common

5 elements that the best online learning platforms have in common

While there are many online learning platforms, only a few elements rise up as the best above the rest. Although this may not appear to be a critical issue, in the long term it could be the decisive factor between…

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The secret to why online e-learning improves results and reduces costs

The secret to why online e-learning improves results and reduces costs

Online e-learning has been successfully improving learning results and reducing costs for companies for several years now. So, what’s the secret to this success? Despite the many factors involved, one vitally important factor often flies well under the radar: its…

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Is your team too lazy to learn? Edugames are the answer

Is your team too lazy to learn? Edugames are the answer

If your employees have trouble concentrating and do not apply themselves in the training provided by your company, perhaps the time has come to try edugames (educational games). A widespread problem: training that doesn’t cut the mustard The problem is…

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Q & A with Karl Kapp: “Games are very valuable in today’s corporate environment”

Q & A with Karl Kapp: “Games are very valuable in today’s corporate environment”

“Games let us think and image things that would otherwise be unimaginable or unthinkable” Karl Kapp is perhaps the greatest guru in the world of game-based learning. Assistant director at Bloomsburg University’s Institute for Interactive Technologies (IIT), his ideas about…

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Why are purpose games becoming so popular in corporate training?

Why are purpose games becoming so popular in corporate training?

Some years ago, large corporations such as Coca-Cola, Deloitte and BMW incorporated purpose games into their offices. Designed to playfully teach knowledge and skills, these educational games are opening a precipice in the human resources departments of multinationals worldwide. But…

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Everything you need to know about business games

Everything you need to know about business games

The so-called business games have become very popular. Whether at renowned universities or major multinationals, video games have become the perfect tool for teaching how to start up a business or manage product supply chains. While that’s all well and…

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Gamelearn awarded ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the prestigious Learning & Performance Institute

Gamelearn awarded ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the prestigious Learning & Performance Institute

Gamelearn, the leading company in game-based corporate learning, has just been awarded official ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI), one of the world’s leading institutes for e-learning, training and development. Gamelearn thus becomes an ‘Accredited…

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“Younger employees are more likely to engage with online learning if it is gamified”

“Younger employees are more likely to engage with online learning if it is gamified”

Alexandra Levit: “The strongest teams will be those that leverage both human and machine strengths.” Alexandra Levit has become one of the most influential people on the future of work and trends in human resources. A self-described “business futurist”, she…

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Video: Gamelearn, in 4 minutes

Video: Gamelearn, in 4 minutes

Explaining what we do at Gamelearn, the world’s most awarded game-based learning platform, is no easy feat. However, our design and production team has managed to do an excellent job of describing it in just four minutes. The result is…

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The 5 stages of game-based learning: from indifference to acceptance

The 5 stages of game-based learning: from indifference to acceptance

New ideas aren’t always easy to accept. People have their routines and habits, they are used to working in a certain way and are often reluctant to change. New technologies are generally greeted with suspicion and skepticism because they involve…

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We need motivation to learn

We need motivation to learn

Whether in the US, Asia or Europe, new scientific studies all point in the same direction: we need excitement to learn. This is the conclusion that numerous researchers have reached after analyzing how the brain works while we study, work…

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Workplace training: let people choose their own path

Workplace training: let people choose their own path

Training and development leaders have become something of a Tom Cruise grappling with an impossible mission: to offer their hundreds or thousands of employees courses that allow them to grow personally and professionally. To achieve this, human resources departments study…

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Why Gamelearn is much more than an online training platform

Why Gamelearn is much more than an online training platform

Gamelearn is a platform where you can take online courses. But it’s also much more than that. At the heart of the world’s most award-winning game-based learning company are at least three ingredients that make its training offer an “attractive,…

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5 tips for developing engaging employee training programs

5 tips for developing engaging employee training programs

It’s no secret that the lack of employee engagement is a major concern for most companies. According to a recent Gallup report, up to 87% of employees are not motivated in their work or committed to their company. And the…

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Traditional e-learning, an endangered species

Traditional e-learning, an endangered species

Traditional e-learning has seen better times. The advent of more novel products, the drop in demand from mature markets and the speed at which developed countries are changing have caused demand for traditional online courses to plummet. According to a…

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6 apps that are revolutionizing human resources

6 apps that are revolutionizing human resources

The machine revolution has begun in one of the departments where people matter most: human resources. Whether for the hiring of new employees, the management of existing staff or the provision of career guidance, a new set of programs and…

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