Understanding Games and Gamification

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<ul><li><p>Twitter:@kkapp</p><p>ByKarlM.KappBloomsburgUniversityGamificationofLearning&amp;Instruction</p><p>UnderstandingGamesandGamification:</p><p>GameThinking,GameElements,andGamification</p></li><li><p>RelatedResourcesRelatedResources</p><p>Lynda.comCourse:GamificationofLearningYouTubeVideo</p><p>WebSite:www.karlkapp.com</p><p>Books</p></li><li><p>For:Notes/Slides</p><p>AdditionalIdeaswww.karlkapp.com</p><p>www.karlkapp.com/kapp-notes</p></li><li><p>LetsGetStarted</p></li><li><p>What game elements and tools of engagement are </p><p>used?</p></li><li><p>Karl M. KappPresents:</p></li><li><p>The Case of the</p></li><li><p>t was a quiet Monday morning, very quiet, really quiet almost too</p></li><li><p>Then, out of nowhere, she flew into my office, like a boss who had a problem that needed solved </p><p>Hi Boss.</p></li><li><p>I have a problem that needs to be solved.</p></li><li><p>We need more engagement.</p><p>She wanted to increase learner engagement and have more interactive learning in our company.</p></li><li><p>You came to the right L&amp;D guythats what I do</p></li><li><p>Yeah, I knowthats why I hired you. Ugh.. </p><p>Now take the new person here and go ask Clyde, he went to a </p><p>conference on the subject.</p></li><li><p>For some reason, she didnt seem bothered by the fact that she was breaking our organizations no smoking policy</p></li><li><p>Heres where you come in. Help me figure out the clues and fast. </p><p>Open a separate window on a web browser, </p><p>Go to:PollEv.com/karlkapp</p></li><li><p>When the poll is active, click on the answer you </p><p>believe is correct. </p><p>New questions will appear when the slides change. Stay on:</p><p>www.polleverywhere.com/karlkapp. </p></li><li><p>Ok, first assignment/question.</p></li><li><p>Choose your disguise</p></li><li><p>Stakes are high and time is short.</p></li><li><p>Learners are not Engaged? Why?</p><p>LEARNING EAGLEOctober30,2014SeeSectionFforCoupons</p><p>Investigation Opened</p><p>By Harry James</p><p>LasVegas,NV It started out as just another normal day. Larry the Learner had just sat at his desk to embark on a learning journey. A journey that turned horrific within only a few moments. </p><p>The result is unnecessary incident that could and should have been avoided by having the right instructional strategy coupled with the right content.</p><p>The news of disengagement was spreading</p></li><li><p>We need to find Ivanthe Informant... </p></li><li><p>I knew one of his old haunts</p></li><li><p>He was about as friendly as a fly at a fly strip convention.</p><p>Hello, Clueless</p></li><li><p>Look I am going to ask you some questions, the right answer gives you </p><p>a clue to interactive learning. </p><p>He was about as friendly as a fly at a fly strip convention.</p></li><li><p>What do you and your detectives here have to say about this?</p></li><li><p>Games and Gamification are the same thing?</p><p>Tell me is this Fact or Fishy?</p></li><li><p>EnterQuestionTextNext clue, how many types of gamification are there? </p></li><li><p>There are two types of gamification.</p></li><li><p>He grabbed his typewriter and made some notes to explain to me the difference between the two types of gamification.</p></li><li><p>Structural Gamification is use of game-elements to propel a learner through content with no alteration or changes to the content.</p><p>Structural: Points Badges Leaderboard</p></li><li><p>Content Gamification use of game thinking to alter content to make it more game-like but doesnt turn the content into a game.</p><p>Content: Challenge Story Characters Missions</p></li><li><p>Ivan then grabbed his laptop to show me a demonstration of the two types. </p></li><li><p>First Structural Gamification.</p></li><li><p>Then he demonstrated content gamification.... </p></li><li><p>It was a little like dj vu .this content gamification..</p></li><li><p>It has elements of story, characters and content that was altered to be more game-like</p></li><li><p>Ivan had another question for meI was the one who was supposed to be askn questions.</p><p>Learners remember facts better when presented in a bulleted list or </p><p>when presented in a story?</p></li><li><p>Fact or Fishy?</p></li><li><p>Thanks, Ivan.Get out of here.</p><p>This mystery of interactive learning was starting to take shape</p></li><li><p>Lets brief the boss on what we know so far</p></li><li><p>So what have we learned, tell me in the </p><p>chat?</p></li><li><p>So far, so good. Follow the next clue on the matchbook I found in my desk drawer.</p></li><li><p>I arrived at the place on the matchbook, as shady as a clump of oaks caught in an eclipse</p></li><li><p>EnterQuestionTextHmm What could this location and clue mean??? Tell me. Does engaging instruction start with:</p></li><li><p>Action draws in the learner and encourages further engagement. </p></li><li><p>Too often instruction is about the content and not about interacting or engaging with </p><p>the content. </p></li><li><p>Make the learner do something</p><p>Answer a questionIdentify a procedure.</p><p>Make a decision.</p><p>Solve a mystery.</p><p>Confront a challenge.</p><p>Pick a team. </p></li><li><p>Create Open Loops. Ask Questions.Law &amp; </p><p>Order</p></li><li><p>You can also add elements such as Novelty</p><p>Inconsistency</p><p>Complexity</p><p>SurpriseIncomplete information </p><p>Unpredictable Future</p></li><li><p>Activelearningincreasesstudentperformanceinscience,engineering,andmathematicsScottFreemana,1,SarahL.Eddya,MilesMcDonougha,MichelleK.Smithb,NnadozieOkoroafora,HannahJordta,andMaryPatWenderotha.PNASEarlyEdition(ProceedingsoftheNationalAcademyofSciences)</p></li><li><p>Time for a recap with the bossshe looked a little franticshe wanted to know one more thing.</p></li><li><p>I want to know one more thing.</p><p>What game elements can engage learners? </p></li><li><p>What game elements did we encounter today that can </p><p>engage learners?</p></li><li><p>Any Others?</p></li><li><p>Great stuff, you folks really seemed to have cracked the case as to what makes engaging </p><p>learning. </p></li><li><p>I thought my work was done but then.I found another pack of matches on my way home</p></li><li><p>But well have to leave that mystery for another presentation.</p></li><li><p>What game elements and tools of engagement are used </p><p>in this presentation? </p></li><li><p>1) Story/Genre2) Polling/Audience Input3) Teams4) Mystery/Curiosity5) Characters6) Competition7) Group Particpation8) Action</p></li><li><p>QUESTIONS?</p></li><li><p>The End</p></li><li><p>Credits:</p><p>Detective Artwork Courtesy of Vanessa Bailey</p><p>Typewriter is MS Clip Art</p><p>Audience Response Devices by PollEverywhere</p><p>Demo of Gamification Software by MindTickle</p></li></ul>


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