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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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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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The ultimate step-by-step guide to understanding gamification

The ultimate step-by-step guide to understanding gamification

Gamification has earned a reputation as one of the most important phenomena in education and business. Deloitte cited gamification as one of its Top 10 Technology Trends for 2012 and the Oxford dictionary placed it on the US Short List…

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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 games are not just for slaying monsters”

“Video games are not just for slaying monsters”

“Video games show you that failure is part of learning and that you can always improve” In the world of video games, Baltasar Fernández Manjón knows where to find the hidden screens, extra lives and shortcuts to the finish. This…

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Join the Exclusive Club of the Most Awarded Companies in Human Resources with Gamelearn

Join the Exclusive Club of the Most Awarded Companies in Human Resources with Gamelearn

In Gamelearn we end 2016 flush with success! Together with MAN Truck & Bus and LG Electronics, we have won the most important Human Resources awards of the year. New achievements to be added to the rest obtained in 2016,…

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The Serious Game on Customer Service Skills: This Is How ‘2100’ Works

The Serious Game on Customer Service Skills: This Is How ‘2100’ Works

‘2100’ is already here. We have not traveled in time. We are talking about the first simulator in the market to train and develop customer service skills. In the last weeks we have been dedicated to presenting it at international…

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Gamelearn Attending Zukunft Personal, the Most Important Corporate Training Event in Germany

Gamelearn Attending Zukunft Personal, the Most Important Corporate Training Event in Germany

This week we are taking the plane to land at Zunkuft Personal in Cologne, the most important corporate training event in Germany. We are attending the meeting, held on October 18, 19 and 20, as sponsors and we are participating…

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Serious Gaming Against Mind-Wandering or Lack of Concentration

Serious Gaming Against Mind-Wandering or Lack of Concentration

Are you easily distracted? Serious gaming and videogames are the subjects of many studies about learning improvements, like this one by the University of Bristol conducted by Professor Paul Howard-Jones. These are the benefits of the game, especially when it comes…

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Ibrahim Jabary, CEO of Gamelearn, receives the Learning! Champion award for ‘Innovator of the Year’

Ibrahim Jabary, CEO of Gamelearn, receives the Learning! Champion award for ‘Innovator of the Year’

Ibrahim Jabary, CEO of Gamelearn, leading company in corporate training through video games, has been awarded the 2016 Learning! Champion as ‘Innovator of the Year’ for his contribution to the training industry. This recognition, awarded by the prestigious organization Elearning…

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Gamification in Business: Get the Most of the New Methodologies

Gamification in Business: Get the Most of the New Methodologies

Knowing how gamification can transform our business will help us on our path to success. It will also help us get the most of the benefits that new methodologies bring to find the most efficient results. Today, we tell you…

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Why Serious games are more Effective than elearning

Why Serious games are more Effective than elearning

Serious games have broken into the world of learning, proving they can be tools which can be equally or more effective than teachers in corporate training. Today, we bring you some thoughts by Dr. John C. Beck, president of the…

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The 5 Great Challenges For Corporate Training In 2016

The 5 Great Challenges For Corporate Training In 2016

Do you know which challenges will corporate training face in 2016? Implementing a training project for the workers in our organization means facing a series of challenges that vary with time. Years ago the priority was, among other things, to…

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Top 10 Groundbreaking Gamification Examples

Top 10 Groundbreaking Gamification Examples

In this blog we have been telling you many things about gamification and game-based learning (GBL). We have talked about the trials faced by e-learning, analyzed the challenges to GBL companies, we have told you about the advantages of gamifying…

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The Game as the New Strategy in Human Resources

The Game as the New Strategy in Human Resources

More and more people are hearing about gamification and are getting to know what it is. The use of game mechanics in activities or contexts away from the playful environment is a trend that keeps on growing. The game is…

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The Gamification of e-Learning Training

The Gamification of e-Learning Training

Games can make a difference when it comes to learning or developing a skill and improving our professional lives. Millions of people are already enjoying the implementation of gamification in e-learning training because their companies have offered them the opportunity…

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8 Benefits of Gamifying your Company

8 Benefits of Gamifying your Company

Implementing gamification programs in the company presents many advantages and benefits. More and more organizations are choosing to implement these gaming techniques to improve productivity and competitiveness of their teams. These are the benefits of gamifying your company: 1. Improves…

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Gamification in business as an antidote for lack of motivation

Gamification in business as an antidote for lack of motivation

The emergence of gamification in corporate training has come to be the solution to one of the big problems businesses nowadays need to face: lack of motivation of employees. And without motivation, new concerns arise: lack of commitment, negative attitude,…

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Video game designing: Storytelling

Video game designing: Storytelling

The astonishing evolution of new learning methods has led to an unstoppable growth of game-based learning, that is, learning through playing. Gamification, with the design of serious games design at the forefront, is the most demanded tool by companies for…

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