How to Drive Learner Engagement and Performance Through Gamification

EI Design uses proven gamification approaches and techniques to achieve successful gamification, including focusing on longer-term gamification which can include gaming apps, VR integration, microlearning, and personalized gaming challenges. Ultimately, their approach to game-based learning is driving learner adoption, engagement, retention and performance

Simplifying Gamification

Brandon Hall Group Preferred Provider ELB Learning has exceptional depth and breadth in leveraging games, having both The Game Agency and The Training Arcade within its portfolio. The Training Arcade specifically helps companies simplify the process of including games by providing 10 ready-to-go game templates that can be customized to meet specific needs. This includes the only available licensed versions of Jeopardy! And Wheel of Fortune.

Everyone Can Play – Gamification in Extended Enterprise Learning

Brandon Hall Group Platinum Preferred Provider Docebo has made extended enterprise learning a core focus for its solutions, helping its customers engage external learning audiences of all kinds. They have been leveraging their extensive gamification elements including producing badges that learners can share on LinkedIn. Adding gamification to learning provides new opportunities to collect data on learner engagement, retention, and specific outcomes. Tracking and reporting on extended enterprise learning has always been difficult, but the Docebo gamification elements feed this data into the system for better insights. Docebo also recognizes that, while fun at its core, gamification is not without its challenges, especially for the extended enterprise. They have comprehensive tools to manage various privacy and visibility concerns that may arise within different audiences.

Gamified Onboarding? There’s a Framework for That

Gamification has been proven effective in the broader learning ecosystem by tapping into intrinsic and extrinsic motivators that drive learners to adopt and engage with learning. Brandon Hall Group’s research found that companies employing gamification in their onboarding programs have better new-hire engagement, stronger new hire retention and faster time to productivity.

Going Beyond Onboarding with Gamification

For most organizations, the onboarding phase of an employee’s tenure is make-or-break — for the employee and the company. Trying to increase knowledge retention and employee engagement while shortening the time it takes to get people up and running can be a daunting challenge. Despite substantial investments in time and money, many onboarding programs are ineffective at helping new employees retain key information and motivating them to be engaged with the organization.

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