Game-based learning is nothing new

September 19th, 2014 | Posted by Gamelearn in Sin categoría - (0 Comments)

GBL or Game-based learning is the learning methodology in which the contents are exposed through a game. GBL has being used in teaching for several decades. Games improve attention, contents memorization, commitment and therefore motivation. Learning with games is also beneficial in corporate training. Role plays and group dynamics are examples of the use of …
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Corporate training is facing major challenges. Employees are no longer engaging with traditional  forms of training including e-learning, finding the whole experience unexciting and boring. Compounding this situation is the growing numbers of ‘millennials’ entering the workforce. The workforce is changing The X generation, close to its retirement is being replaced for a new workforce generation …
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In the same way as other simulators, the main purpose of a negotiation simulator is to create real situations in a virtual world. These situations are created in order to put skills into practice in a zero risk environment. The level of sophistication of the simulator will be determined by the degree of interaction between …
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Simulation has been used for technical skills learning since some decades ago. However its use in soft skills training is relatively recent. Soft skills training is usually more complicated because they have to be practiced in order to be developed. So contents need to be applied to be learned. With the simulator students can learn …
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Training can be given in two main ways: in-classroom or online. In the in-classroom training, theoretical contents are taught by the instructor. The interaction between the instructor and the students makes the learning process easier to control and ensure efficient learning. However, e-learning has substituted in-classroom training in many cases due to its easier implementation …
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Game-based learning aims to connect learning and meaning to content to give students an intrinsic learning experience, in which the games elevate the content in a meaningful and engaging way. The combination of the learning and the video game industry is a huge opportunity to develop high quality e-learning products. Games are particularly effective learning tools …
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Game-based learning is becoming a growing topic among HR and L&D professionals worldwide. It has been used for developing technical skills for a long time now but with the appearance of game-based solutions for soft skills development while game-based learning has called the attention throughout the market. In the rush, some concepts are getting confused. …
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Serious games or educational games, are games designed for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. Serious games have an explicit and carefully thought-out educational purpose and are not intended to be played primarily for amusement. Serious games are used to train adults in a variety of subjects. Despite the fact that it is a …
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The combination of gamification and game-based learning is commonly used in the development of serious games, however it is important to know exactly what each of these terms refer to. While gamification is the use of different motivating elements such as score cards that foster competition between users, game-based learning is linked to the cognitive …
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