Beyond Gamification – Emerging Learning and Development Models: Part One

Microlearning with Intrinsic Reward Matrices: The Integration of Real Time Analytics, Just-in-Time Learning and High Intrinsic Motivation In this next series of 10 blog posts […]

International Symposium on Language, Autonomy and Motivation in Toyama

The Future of Foreign Language Education in a Global World: Exploring Motivation and Autonomy Dr Ema Ushioda will be in Toyama, Japan in February giving […]

Dude, Where’s My car? Fixing Brain Fog

Brain fog. We’ve all been there. The world gets fuzzy around the edges. We feel like we’re suffering from a bad case of jet lag. […]

How to Make Work Fun: 7 Companies That Get it Right

Now, more than ever, employers need to make work fun. Did you know that the average work week is around 40 hours long? This means […]

Motivation: Part Two

Gamification of Management An Invitation to Heiho (Tactics) The Japanese term “Heiho” means a couple of different things, depending upon its context of use. It […]

Do we really want some wriggle room to cheat on our goals?

When we set goals, I’m sure we like to think we’ll set out with the very best intention of meeting that goal.  Whilst that might […]

Maker-First Steps in Electronics-The rotating and moving plastic container

.   . The rotating and moving plastic container Click image please to enlarge. . In previous blog post (tutorial) WE used a vibration motor […]

Motivation: Part One

Intrinsic Motivation: A Tough Question Some major studies have been done on the value of intrinsic motivation and much of the gamification hype is around […]

Yes, You are a Badass!

What is being a badass? Someone leaping tall buildings in a single bound? Someone winning the Food Network Holiday Baking Championship? Someone making a one […]

Maker-First Steps in Electronics-Soldering Learning-The Mini BUG Robot

. . The Mini BUG Robot In last blog post (tutorial) WE were practicing OUR soldering by creating “JOHNNY the ski-man“, a bit “Electronics-Art” using […]

2017 – The Year of Progress and Purpose

Oh progress…oh purpose, wherefore art thou? Head to the bottom to go straight to the Book Giveaway! Well, here we are at the end of […]

Maker-First Steps in Electronics-Soldering Learning-Electronics Art

. . Maker-First Steps in Electronics-Soldering Learning When WE start with electronics on the beginning we can work with so-called “Breadboards“(see photo below please), but […]