The Gamification Report Blog

The Gamification Player Journey adult learning corporate training e-learning gamification Dec 27, 2021

Monica Cornetti, MS-EDE
President

As a Gamification Designer for adult learning programs, along with SMEs and the Instructional Design Team, you will plan the elements and create the blueprint or player journey of the course. These elements include instructional objectives, assessment...

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What Makes Your Learners Tick?  (The Secret to Gamification Design) gamification instructional design motivation Dec 26, 2021

Jonathan Peters, PhD
Chief Motivation Officer

Gamification is an effective tool to make training engaging and fun, because it uses the dynamics of games, such as collaboration, chance, and progress, to tap into learners’ intrinsic desires to master and complete tasks.

When done well,...

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magic adult learning behavioral science corporate training gamification instructional design Dec 25, 2021

by Jonathan Peters, PhD
Chief Motivation Officer

When I was in second grade, there were 4 Jonathans. One, of course, got to go by Jon, one got Jonathan, one had to settle for Jonny, and since I have two first names, I was labeled “Pete.” And I was called Pete all the way through high...

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The Game Called 12 Days of Christmas (demystifying the myth) gamification instructional design Dec 22, 2021

When I was at summer camp we sang the song, “There’s a hole at the bottom of the sea.” Each verse expanded until the final round went: 

There's a fleck on the speck on the tail
On the frog on the bump on the branch
On the log in the hole in the bottom of the sea

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Pieces of Eight adult learning corporate training gamification instructional design Nov 18, 2021

The legendary (and infamous) Spanish Reale, or "Piece of Eight" is the coin of pirate lore, when kings ruled the land, and pirates ruled the sea!! Minted for over 300 years, Spanish Reales were the world's premiere trade coin... and were the coin of choice for kings and pirates alike.

At ...

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Badges Don't Work (because you're doing it wrong) Aug 11, 2021

The use of badges has a long history. The first record of people using badges was the ancient Egyptians who used them to denote military rank. But it wasn’t until the 17th Century that military badges really started catching on. By the 19th Century, badges accompanied most all uniforms,...

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Why I'm Switching from Angry Birds to Halo 3 Jul 19, 2021

So, I’m a little late to the party on this one…

Monica Cornetti’s grandsons play a lot, I mean A LOT, of Fortnight. Like most adults faced with young people and their consumption of new technologies, I think they should be playing outside instead of sitting on the...

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