Tag: games

Failure is the New Success

Failure in game-based learning

As some of our readers may know, I spent a significant portion of my life studying and working in games for education. That’s why I’m excited to tell you that my speaker proposal for the 2017 FocusOn Learning Conference has been accepted. Huzzah! The focus of the conference this year is on mobile, games, and video. […]

Gamification Basics

Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development. That was the main thrust of the Game On! Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers skills seminar I led at the recent ASTD Chicagoland Chapter meeting at the DePaul University School for New Learning on September 18th. Using micro-credentials to reward users for acquiring new knowledge or […]

E-Learning in 2014: The Four “M” #trends

This post is gonna party like it’s January 1, 2014 The new year is still so—well, new during the first month. It’s still trying to get its footing. Find a sense of purpose. Point the way. Tread the waters a bit. We gave January the room to accomplish these things. As such, we had a […]

Games as Part of the Curriculum

May 17th On-line Panel to Discuss the Role of Games in Education This coming May, Excelsior College will be hosting a webinar on games in education.  I am extremely honored to have been chosen to be part of the panel that will get to discuss this topic and will hopefully be part of a team […]

GAME ON! The Power of Online Games

My Session at the Great Ideas Conference 2013 This year’s Great Ideas Conference will be held March 10-12, 2013 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.  I am especially excited for this tenth anniversary, because I will be co-presenting “Next Generation Learning: GAME ON! The Power of Online Games and Why Associations are Playing Along” […]