Full Festival schedule now available With the Games for Change Festival schedule now online, you can explore everything we offer across our three tracks and the VR for Change Summit. Buy … Read more
This article is written by Erik van Mechelen, based on the Octalysis framework by Yu-kai Chou and lessons from Octalysis Prime, a mentorship journey with Yu-kai Chou. So you want to be an effective leader. Maybe even a great one. It is a good thought, a great feeling. As a leader, you have the chance … Continue reading 7 Types of Leaders based on Vision, Execution, and Empathy
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Discover how virtual technologies are advancing critical real‑world causes in a day of talks, workshops, and demos The VR for Change Summit, part of the Games for Change Festival, aims to … Read more
Every week in the Octalysis Prime Slack group, members share gamification examples they find in the wild. These are only a snapshot of what we’ve discovered this week. As always, from the lens of Octalysis and the 8 Core Drives. Playing with my Son: An experiment in forced nostalgia and questionable parenting View story at … Continue reading June week 3 Gamification Examples from an Octalysis Lens
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One of the cool things about working at Motivait, is having access to some very cool and very intelligent people! One of those is a chap by the name of Carl Eacott. We met on Twitter some time ago and then months later discovered we lived on the same street. Since then, I have ended up working in the same company and to save the planet, we car share. The awesome thing about this is I get 2 hours a day to speak to a genuine psychologist. It has been hugely interesting and has led to many “Ah-Hah!” moments. … Read the rest
Legends of Learning Founder Vadim Polikov partnered with Vanderbilt University to conduct “Substantial Integration of Typical Educational Games into Extended Curricula,” a research study that explores actual implementations of short curricula games in the classroom (please find also The Case For Short-Form, Low-Cost Educational Serious Games).
“The winning games were high quality and very innovative this year. We had many close categories,” Sue Bohle, executive director, Serious Play Conference, award sponsor, said.
Winners this year are:
- Business Battle from Wrainbo (Corporate)
- Child Witness Interview Simulator for UK Police developed by HighSkillz with The
It is simple to jump to solutioneering as soon as you feel you have a problem that needs fixing. However, taking a step back and asking 4 simple questions can save you time and money in the long run.
- “What is the problem”
- “Why do we need to fix it”
- “What needs to change to fix it”
- “How do we do that”
What is the problem?
First, you need to explore What you are wanting to change. This is the easy bit and is likely to change, but it is a start. Be as specific as you can, but be … Read the rest