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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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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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5 new trends in e-training you should know

5 new trends in e-training you should know

30/06/2017
Gamelearn

The e-training universe continues soaring forward at top speed. Digital transformation and recent scientific discoveries have entailed striking economic and social transformations that are also mirrored in training and development. From the use of mobile devices to video games, e-training…

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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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6 secrets about customer service training that will boost your team’s results

6 secrets about customer service training that will boost your team’s results

28/06/2017
Gamelearn

If you are looking to improve your company’s customer service training, this article is for you. While training and preparing your employees is clearly the first step taken by a good management team, it is nevertheless advisable to focus on…

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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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The 4 main differences between training and development

The 4 main differences between training and development

23/06/2017
Gamelearn

Although they are often used together, there are important differences between “training” and “development”. So much so, that knowing the particularities of each one could help to set priorities and strategies within your company’s human resources department. These are the…

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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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The ultimate guide to improving customer service in your company

The ultimate guide to improving customer service in your company

05/06/2017
Gamelearn

Without customers… what kind of a company would you have? It may seem obvious, but the customer (the person who buys our products or services) should be the number one priority for any business. Unfortunately, this has not always been…

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There has never been a better time for a career in Human Resources

There has never been a better time for a career in Human Resources

28/05/2017
Gamelearn

It is a well-known fact that we are immersed in a knowledge economy: companies are clamoring to attract the best engineers, products are becoming increasingly sophisticated and the most successful companies are the ones that stand out for their human…

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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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