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Colorado State University Global implements game-based learning to engage students

Colorado State University Global implements game-based learning to engage students

CSU Global is a 100% online nonprofit state school that is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This university teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and issues online degrees and certificates. They’re focused on what they call “the modern learner”,…

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How to design e-learning content that actually works

How to design e-learning content that actually works

12/01/2021
Gamelearn Team

With teleworking on the rise and facing an ever-increasing reliance on the internet for basic job functions, more and more organizations are moving towards e-learning to train their employees and clients. However, despite the comfort and flexibility that online courses…

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Online vs traditional education: what you need to know

Online vs traditional education: what you need to know

Online education has become quite popular in the past few years, and schools, as well as companies worldwide, are increasingly relying on online platforms to provide educational training, resources, and instruction to their students. As an alternative to traditional classrooms,…

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4 key differences between gamification and serious gaming in e-learning

4 key differences between gamification and serious gaming in e-learning

24/11/2020
Michael Dehoyos

E-learning has evolved to the point where games are being used to engage online learners, as well as motivate them to succeed and, eventually, see their full potential. With that said, there are two types of gaming in e-learning: gamification and…

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Bimbo, PepsiCo, and Bayer discuss game-based learning and tackling current challenges

Bimbo, PepsiCo, and Bayer discuss game-based learning and tackling current challenges

In recent weeks, in the wake of their Annual Event last month, Gamelearn has put on a series of free webinars to help professionals to stay up to date in the world of corporate training. Over the past week, they…

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Training your team with an LMS platform

Training your team with an LMS platform

12/11/2020
Gamelearn Team

In the midst of a current online boom, more and more companies are embracing cloud-based LMS platforms, which help them keep distance learning efforts humming along smoothly. These Learning Management Systems allow companies to create constructive and positive learning spaces…

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The Editor: a serious game on learning how to create your own video games

The Editor: a serious game on learning how to create your own video games

Do you want to turn your training content into fun, exciting video games? It’s not as hard as it may seem. “The Editor” is the serious game that walks you through the entire process. Creating custom training video games has…

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How gamified e-learning can help during COVID

How gamified e-learning can help during COVID

Covid-19 has, in the space of only a few months, changed all of our lives – and its impact on job markets and economies the world over is only just beginning. Fortunately, there’s a positive takeaway to all of this:…

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Using serious games to transform your business in 2020 

Using serious games to transform your business in 2020 

Right now, either by choice or by force, many companies have kicked their digital transformation into high gear as a result of the Coronavirus and its subsequent safety regulations. The “new normal” unfortunately isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, so companies…

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What rugby can teach us about leadership

What rugby can teach us about leadership

23/10/2020
Gamelearn Team

Juan Tinoco has had a long career in team leadership and talent development, but also a lifelong passion for rugby, which gives him a varied and unique perspective on this part of his job. Even though the two things (rugby and…

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How to improve team communication when it doesn’t seem like there’s anything to improve

How to improve team communication when it doesn’t seem like there’s anything to improve

Are you trying to build a company with flawless communication and superior teamwork? We bet you are because everyone’s trying to do the same, but not everyone is equally successful at it. According to a recent report, a staggering 74%…

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Gamelearn Annual Event 2020: a revolution in corporate training

Gamelearn Annual Event 2020: a revolution in corporate training

On October 15, Gamelearn launched the Editor, their brand new authoring tool poised to turn the page on how we use video games for corporate training. More than 1,200 people on social media attended the live event, which was packed…

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Gamelearn presents the Editor, a new authoring tool poised to revolutionize the training sector

Gamelearn presents the Editor, a new authoring tool poised to revolutionize the training sector

Tapping into their 15 years of experience in using video games for corporate training, Gamelearn will be launching their new tool, the Editor, this October 15 at their 2020 Annual Event.  This year, Gamelearn’s co-founder and CEO Ibrahim Jabary will…

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Why instructional design is so critical for effective e-learning classes

Why instructional design is so critical for effective e-learning classes

05/10/2020
Gamelearn Team

E-learning has completely evolved over recent years in order to address the limitations of face-to-face learning. One way that course creators have changed their approach is by switching to game authoring tools, which allow them to create their own e-learning…

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7 secrets of negotiation from The Wolf of Wall Street

7 secrets of negotiation from The Wolf of Wall Street

02/10/2020
Gamelearn Team

The film The Wolf of Wall Street focuses on the professional and personal life of Jordan Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, as a stockbroker and entrepreneur. And while Belfort isn’t someone we should be modeling ourselves after, he does do…

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10 leadership quotes to keep in your back pocket

10 leadership quotes to keep in your back pocket

21/09/2020
Gamelearn Team

Leadership is an abstract skill that looks different in practice for every person. However, what most people agree on is how important it is when it comes to tackling projects and building teams. Leadership comes easy to some but not…

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Gamelearn CEO Ibrahim Jabary takes part in El País Retina’s digital series “Pioneros”

Gamelearn CEO Ibrahim Jabary takes part in El País Retina’s digital series “Pioneros”

This September 9, the latest installment of the “Pioneers” event series by El País Retina, in collaboration with Banco Santander, took place. The focus was on new models of education but more specifically, it addressed the different attitudes and skills…

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5 authoring tools to look out for in 2021

5 authoring tools to look out for in 2021

11/09/2020
Gamelearn Team

E-learning has been around for quite a while and, with the constant forward march of technology, it won’t be going away any time soon. According to the definition set forth by the European Commission, e-learning is “the use of new…

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How staff engagement affects your bottom line

How staff engagement affects your bottom line

09/09/2020
Andy Latkovskis

Employee engagement has traditionally been viewed as an HR matter. However, organizations these days have adopted it as a business strategy for the simple reason that its impact on profits and productivity is undeniable. You may be wondering what exactly…

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Quick guide to using a virtual platform for corporate training

Quick guide to using a virtual platform for corporate training

07/09/2020
Gamelearn Team

Are you interested in training your employees online but not sure how to move your operations to a virtual platform? In recent years, we’ve seen a drastic rise in the demand for online training courses specifically designed to enhance onboarding…

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