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Knewton: The Gamification of Education [INFOGRAPHIC]

via knewton.com @Knewton Twenty-eight million people harvest their crops on FarmVille, every day. Five million people play an average of forty-five hours a week worth of games. That’s more than an average workweek. It’s clear that the world is in love with gaming, but school? Not so much. Every year, 1.2 million students in the U.S. […]

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Gamification: What Motivates Users to Play in Non-Game Contexts?

via  Ricky Ribeiro, business2community William Shakespeare famously wrote that the world is a stage and its people, merely actors. If the business world had a bard of its own, he might remark that business is a game, and all of us are merely badge-seeking, virtual-farming, location-checking players. Gamification has become a big trend in recent […]

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Game On: Gamification Strategies Motivate Customer and Employee Behaviors

Via Kelly Liyajasa @KellyLiyakasa,destinationcrm.com   The things that make games so compelling “can equally make employees, partners, [and] customers addicted to your B2B or B2C offering.” If you want better results from employees and customers, let them play. At least, that’s what industry experts are saying about gamification, or “gamifying” business processes. Using game mechanics […]

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I Knew It! “Gamification Is The Exact Opposite of What You Think”

via Steve Patrizi @spatrizi, vator.tv Applying notions of progress, status, rewards to increase productivity in a way that motivates It’s an understandable perception: you hear the word gamification, and when pronounced correctly [gay-muh-fi-kay-shuhn], the word “game” slaps you right in the face. It must be about making games and playing and having fun, right? Wrong! […]

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Michael Wu: Gamification Is Not, Alone, A Sustainable Solution

via Krystal Peak @KrystalPeak, vator.tv Michael Wu from Lithium Technologies explains how to use human psychology to engage users Tech start-ups often look at ways to engage their users beyond just the use of their service or product — and many have started looking at elements of gamification to get that next level of interaction […]

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Gabe: Gamification’s Not Just About Silly Badges, It Can Make You Healthier and Smarter [Video]

via Martin Bryant @MartineSFP, thenextweb.com The hype around gamification may be over, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t an incredibly useful concept that can engage audiences in powerful ways. Gamification expert Gabe Zicherman spoke at The Next Web Conference last week about the power of the process, and how it can improve everything from your health to your intelligence. As […]

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Using Gamification To Transform Your Learners from Angry Birds into Learning Ninjas

via Jeanette Brooks @jeanettebrooks, articulate.com And the people saying it aren’t just the ones sitting around playing Doodlejump or Words With Friends. I often talk with course developers in the e-learning community who are asking important questions about gamification, like: Do learners really benefit from games? Can games improve my learners’ skills or recall? Or is gamification […]

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