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“Gamification” Gets a Lab of Its Own! and 10 Million Dollars!

EnGaming’s Note: Ok, so we missed this one a few days ago. It was posted back in June 28, and it talks about how “Gamification” gets a lab (see title). GLASS, aka Game, Learning, and Assessment Lab is an new initiative in the Institute of Play, and just got $10.3 million from big players like EA, […]

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Gamified: Deloitte Digital Gamifies Executive Training with Badgeville

via marketwatch.com, PR Newswire Delivers global engagement and adoption of world-class digital learning systems MENLO PARK, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, today announced that Deloitte Leadership Academy, an innovative digital executive training program for more than 10,000 senior executives at over 150 companies around the world, added Badgeville’s […]

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PlaySay Gamifies Language Learning With Speech Recognition App

via Dean Takahashi @deantak, venturebeat.com PlaySay has launched a new language learning app on the Apple iTunes App Store that helps people to learn a foreign language using a non-classroom, game-like setting. The goal of the PlaySay Survival app is to take learning out of the classroom and make learning a language more fun. You can learn pronunciation […]

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Totally Need This: Why Universities Will Be the Biggest Awarder of Badges (and When)

via opencontent.org As interest in badges continues to increase, it occurs to me that in their passion for gameification, innovation, and outright reinvention, many in the field are overlooking the place where badges make the most sense of all – the formal higher education institution. There are at least two high-level reasons why higher education […]

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