Doing Gamification Right: If You're Not Learning, You're Not Winning

  • 04 Jun 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Schools Insurance Authority, 9800 Old Placerville Road, Sacramento
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Doing Gamification Right:
If You're Not Learning, You're Not Winning

June 4, 2018 • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Schools Insurance Authority
9800 Old Placerville Road - Sacramento


What is gamification and why should it be important to you as a talent development professional? Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems. Use proven techniques from game design to pull your learners in and get them motivated. Kathryn Fortin, Owner of Fortech Solutions will teach you the mechanics of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.

So, why aren't you using them? With nearly two-thirds of Americans using smartphones, and over 41% of the world population using the internet, they are accustomed to having engaging information at their fingertips. So win over these technology-immersed learners in your classroom!

This interactive question based workshop will provide you with the step by step process for immersing gamification into your existing curricula. You will also dive into to the technical mechanics of online gamification. Get ready for a very interactive, question based training.

Objectives:

  1. How to use gamification in your course and where it has been effective in history.
  2. How to add interactivity throughout a module.
  3. How learning & technology use varies across generations.
  4. Understand the gamification terminology.


Kathryn Fortin, founder of Fortech Solutions and eLearning Solutions Architect, graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and obtained certification in Gamification of Learning in 2011. She's worked with various industry training organizations, foreign military entities, universities, private and public companies, utilities, and energy industry players to help develop, upgrade, and expand online courses and webinar training. Kathryn presents on project management and eLearning subjects, including using virtual world platforms, open badges, and gamification of learning at education and industry conferences, and ATD groups throughout the US. Fortech Solutions is certified as a Woman Owned Business and Small Business.



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