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Gamification mechanic Monday: finite versus infinite

  17th October, 2016 By An Coppens

Finite games have a distinct ending, infinite games keep on going indefinitely. In gamification design it is important to decide whether your design is intended to be finite or infinite. In a recent training program I ran the discussion became quite thorough about this point specifically. We were ta

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Feminine gamification design: Project Implicit

  14th October, 2016 By An Coppens

Project Implicit is a research based project trying to understand the different bias we may have even if our intentions are good. Researchers want to delve into the concept of unconscious bias and how this affects our decision making and also our feelings. the tests cover all areas of diversity and

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Gamification stuff we love: Jamjou

  12th October, 2016 By An Coppens

JamJou is a role play based gamified training platform aimed at customer facing functions such as hotel receptionist, bar and restaurant staff, customer service, etc. I spoke to CEO Jo Brennan a week ago, who kindly took me through the platform and how they have bee

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Gamification mechanic Monday: Consequence

  10th October, 2016 By An Coppens

Consequences also known as operant conditioning as a gamification mechanic basically is a planned response based on the actions taken by the player. The consequences can both be positive or negative in nature. Like for example in a role playing scenario there may be a great way of dealing with the s

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Feminine gamification viewpoint: test your bias

  7th October, 2016 By An Coppens

In feminine gamification viewpoint I often write about gender differences and the subject of bias has come up a few times. Two weeks ago Advertising Week in New York launched a campaign to challenge us to be more accepting of diversity. Diversity in all its shapes and forms. The campaign is called

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Gamification stuff we love: GetBadges.io

  5th October, 2016 By An Coppens

  GetBadges.io allows for gamification of workflow for product development teams. Get badges was set up with IT and developer teams in mind. By linking the software to workflow tools such as Trello, slack, Jira, github and many more, individuals start unl

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Gamification Mechanic Monday: 1st person

  3rd October, 2016 By An Coppens

When it comes to gamification for learning, one of my main recommendations is always to allow for first person learning experience. This typically means that the learner receives questions, scenarios and challenges to complete with feedback on their performance. Traditionally most learning material

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Feminine gamification viewpoint: Stack Overflow and ladies

  30th September, 2016 By An Coppens

Feminine gamification viewpoint: Stack Overflow and ladies Stack Overflow, the developer question and answer site, in both 2015 and 2016 developers survey showed that only 5.8% users identified as females. I would think there are probably a few more female developers in the worl

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Gamification stuff we love: Gooseberry Planet

  28th September, 2016 By An Coppens

Gamification stuff we love: Gooseberry Planet Staying safe whilst enjoying time online is a concern for many parents for their children, even schools have online safeguarding as a necessary skills on the curriculum. Most of the material on the market is dry and doesn't quite allow for a real lear

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Gamification Mechanic Monday: Rules change

  26th September, 2016 By An Coppens

Gamification Mechanic Monday: Rules change All games and gamification will contain rules. rules help us to understand how the game is played and what is considered acceptable and unacceptable behaviour, what constitutes a score or a win and what is consider a fault or penalty earning offence. Wh

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