Is Gamification Actually an Effective Learning Tool?

Gamification is a buzzword that encompasses a variety of subtopics including simulations, badging, serious games, virtualization and more. It’s the process of leveraging the natural desire human beings have for socializing, learning, mastery, competition, achievement and status, into beneficial learning outcomes. For use in business specifically, gamification is the application of game-design mentality to traditionally non-game processes – such as corporate training.

Game-based learning can be extremely effective because of its unrivaled ability to fully engage learners, vastly improving knowledge retention rates, and it’s ability to simulate real-life situations in a low risk environment. Human beings simply learn better by doing, and gamification allows for ‘the doing’ without the negative consequences of mistakes in the real world.   

Read the full story by


The Development of Elearning Games Requires Planning Ahead The Reinforcement Model: Innovative Approaches to eLearning That Increase Confidence and Competence
We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK