The Gamification Report Blog

Are You Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answer? business objectives corporate training Jan 26, 2022

Monica Cornetti, President, Sententia, Inc

Have you ever thought about how you make decisions? Do you end up in “trouble” because your choices left the people around you asking, “What were you thinking?” 

The truth is, you probably weren’t thinking –...

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Seven Ways to Add Stories to Your eLearning Courses e-learning gamification instructional design story Jan 17, 2022

Monica Cornetti, President, Sententia, Inc

 

We all know that stories are a great way to engage an audience, yet it seems so few people actually study and use the tool in a manner that truly impacts their audience.

So what does it actually take to create a story that is not only engaging but...

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Does Drumming Increase Our Intelligence? Jan 05, 2022

Jonathan Peters, PhD
Chief Motivation Officer

12 drummers drumming … we made it!  We are on our final day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! And it is certainly going off with a bang with our 12 drummers drumming. 

My uncle played the drums in high school. He drove my mom...

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Juke Box Hero adult learning behavioral science corporate training e-learning game design gamification Jan 04, 2022

When Foreigner’s song Juke Box Hero plays, I’m instantly transported to a camp meeting in British Columbia when I was 14. It was the first time I kissed a girl with braces. Her older sister had a driver’s license and was playing Foreigner while driving us away from the...

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Why Would a Lord Leap? behavioral science gamification instructional design Jan 03, 2022

Jonathan Peters, PhD
Chief Motivation Officer

Perhaps the bigger question is why would 10 lords be leaping? Is it because of the lizard in the living room? Or a lusty look from a lover? Perhaps they’re competing to be on the leaderboard in a leaping league.  

In learning and...

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Do You Need a Movement Break? adult learning corporate training instructional design Jan 02, 2022

Over a year ago, I moved about as far south as you can move in the State of Texas. Down here, my life would go more smoothly if I could at least understand spoken Spanish (9 damas bailando), but… 

People who teach language acquisition are perhaps rightfully faultfinding of...

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How to Milk a Cow Jan 01, 2022

by Jonathan Peters, PhD
Chief Motivation Officer

As Sententia celebrates the 12 Days of Christmas, I anticipated eight maids a milking …

because I worked on a dairy farm for several months in high school. 

I was sent to a boarding school that believed young people shouldn’t just...

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