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Gamification of Learning Learn how incorporating a sense of play into your classroom or elearning environment can make your content more engaging and help students retain more information. Keyboard Shortcuts Overview Transcript View Offline Exercise Files Released Gamification is an underutilized element in instructional design, but it's crucial to engaging today's learners and enabling content mastery. In this course, professor, instructional game designer, and author Karl Kapp lays the foundations of the theory, provides examples of gamification in three real-world learning scenarios, and breaks down the dynamics of gamification (aka what makes games fun!)

The real-time curation wars (exclusive first look at Back in March I wrote a post about the seven needs of real-time curators. Over the next week or so no less than three companies are shipping services that will fulfill that dream with tools that comply with all seven needs. What are they? 1. Less Selection, Tighter Wallets Are the New Normal as Retail Rec Careful shoppers and leaner store shelves will be the norm as retail recovers in 2010, and that state of affairs could last a while, according to a new study. The annual Global Powers of Retailing 2010 report by consultants Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu forecasts stores will see sales recover in the short term. But it also warns retailers face a tougher environment during the next decade that will force changes in how and what they sell.

Enterprise Gamification Consultancy - Start Patience is a rare commodity these days, as we live in an age of instant gratification. At GamEffective, we've decided not to try and combat this trend, but incorporate it in to the way organizations work, to their benefit. We do this by providing feedback on performance, which has a great impact on employee motivation and performance. We're big believers in real time gamification and in the possibility of being able to know how well you're doing your job at all times. 10 Tips For Effective Content Curation 10 Tips For Effective Content Curation Posted by John Verity on Mon, Jul 25, 2011 Content curation - finding the most relevant, useful, and informative pieces of content on the Web and sharing them with your readers - is one of the major themes in content marketing these days. Instead of trying to produce all of your own marketing content, why not strive, as well, to make your website a venue that your audience will trust as a great, if not the very best, source of information on your chosen topic, issue, subject area? Curating content “is a way to make yourself known as the Steady Eddy source of information,” says Larry Chase, editor in chief of Web Digest for Marketers (WDFM), a weekly newsletter.

Hoover's Profiles: The Malcolm Group plc to The Metropolita Unanswered Questions New Answers Q&A Categories Coupons Guides English▼ Samsung Galaxy Tab ® 4 Education Google Play for Education Teachers in K-12 schools can find educator-approved apps, books and videos to meet individual teaching needs and cover materials in greater depth with Google Play for Education activation (sold separately). Purchasing is easy too, thanks to easy-to-manage purchase orders. Gamification Wiki Gamification is a business strategy which applies game design techniques to non-game contexts to drive user behavior. According to a Gartner Research Report, it is estimated that by 2015, more than 50 percent of organizations that manage innovation processes will gamify those processes. By the end of 2014, Gartner predicts that over 70 percent of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one "gamified" application, and that "gamification is positioned to become a significant trend in the next five years." The gamification market is expected to reach $5.5B in 2018. Gamification has been picking up major momentum and has gained support from industry heavy weights such as such as Bing Gordon, Al Gore, J.P.

How to Archive Your Twitter Chats and Conference Hashtags Using Plus Eight Other Twitter Content Curation Tools inShare Are you participating in Twitter chats and want to archive the content? Or perhaps you want to save content that you or others share on Twitter as a list of great resources, for example when attending a conference? Curating content has never been easier – you no longer have to take a screen shot of content and then add it to an article or blog post.

Actually, it's 40 characters taken from the title only - no excerpt or comment. Too short to have a chance of keeping everyone happy. by bridgeofleith Mar 30

Clipping is handy, but posting to Twitter is flaky and limited (suffixed by "Amplify: " and character count cuts off well before 140). by bridgeofleith Mar 28

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