Bring the fun back to learning!
Level up your personnel development.
Ever watched kids playing? Children learn different skills through play—skills they’ll need later. It encourages emotional intelligence, trains motor skills, and helps them discover how the world works. And it’s no different for adults! Instead of monotonous learning by rote, hour-long seminars, and reams of training documents, an element of fun can make all the difference to your learning outcomes. Bring out your learners’ inner child and give them the chance to develop their skills with entertaining, gamified content.
Increase loyalty. Motivate. Entertain.
Gamification for your training strategy
What is gamification?
Elements of play for your training strategy
Gamification is “the use of game design elements in non-game contexts.” (Deterding 2011)
Gamification or gamification tools allow you to integrate well-known gaming elements and principles into your training strategy. Aspects such as quizzes, points system or rankings awaken your employees’ competitive spirit and spur them on to achieve new personal bests.
Gamification’s effectiveness derives from the human play instinct, imaginary competition, and—most importantly—the variety of emotions it appeals to. Learners subconsciously develop a desire to keep playing and learning. This yields astonishing benefits for your personnel development.
Immersive, game-based learning
The benefits of gamification in training
Tap into your learners’ instinct to play and rouse their competitive spirit You’ll be amazed at how much enjoyment they derive from learning, and how dedicated they can be.
Trigger for the reward system
Dopamine hit guaranteed: Gamification apps offer instant feedback and quick wins—this reels learners in and keeps them on the right course.
Gamification allows your learners to decide when and how they consume your content. A quick game on the train or a quiz at lunch? There’s always time for a game.
A change of perspective
Get your employees to see through new eyes by taking on all sorts of different roles, so they can understand a particular topic from all angles. Give them the freedom to train up on different situations and conversations in a safe space.
Enough with the monotonous repetition. Repetition in play automatically enables employees to retain the knowledge better—but without becoming bored or frustrated in the process.
Increased willingness to learn
Create learning content that doesn’t feel like learning, but more like a nice hobby, a wonderful adventure, or a thrilling challenge. This makes people more eager to learn and creates a positive learning atmosphere.
The fun of learning
Create immersive scenarios and develop your employees’ skills through play
With gamification, not only do you promote the acquisition of knowledge, but also develop specific competencies and power skills among your employees. Scenario-based learning brings a whole new dimension to digital training - entertaining, sustainable, and successful.
Gamification in education and training
Gamification features for learning 4.0
The opportunities of gamification are virtually endless. Dare to look beyond the limits of traditional training and discover fun elements that enhance your eLearning strategy. The following list contains some of the most common gamification features that you shouldn’t miss.