5 Reasons to Gamify

Gamification is not just about playing games and it is not just a fancy word which describes the bells and whistles on your training programme. If used correctly, gamification can enhance your training and improve learner engagement, retention and overall learning. Here’s five reasons why you need to gamify your next course or training programme. Read more about 5 Reasons to Gamify[…]

The Death of Arcades

  Arcades used to be the “cool” place to hang out, dark with bright flashing lights, sounds of laughter and machine sirens going off, filled with kids and teenagers using their pocket-money to play one more round of Dance Dance Revolution. I recently visited one of the few game arcades still in existence in a Read more about The Death of Arcades[…]

Understanding Gamification

  Gamification is a new buzz word that is gaining traction but at the same time is being questioned by business professionals. The uncertainty is partly due to the fact that gamification is not thoroughly understood by educators and facilitators. So what is gamification? Gamification is the use of game design elements in non-game contexts. Read more about Understanding Gamification[…]

Developing your Inner Leader

Being a leader has nothing to do with titles, one’s position in the hierarchy of a company or how many degrees one has. Leadership is the ability to influence and translate vision into reality. Robin Sharma, the best-selling author, summarises leadership perfectly as “Leadership is a philosophy. It’s an attitude. It’s a state of mind. Read more about Developing your Inner Leader[…]

Engaging with Typography

  Effective learning occurs when learners can connect with the material and this connectedness happens through emotions. Various studies have confirmed how emotions affect mental processes and learning habits. Karla Gutierrez summarises emotional learning well by saying that “Students learn if they care. They pay attention if they feel encouraged. They engage with others if Read more about Engaging with Typography[…]

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