Enterprises willing to adopt game-based learning for online training must deal with the cost conundrum of creating game-based learning courses. There is no doubt that creating games requires knowledge, time, and money.
Compliance training basically refers to the process of educating employees on the laws, regulations, and company policies that apply to a business domain, and thus to its day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training aims to avoid and help detect violations by employees that could lead to legal troubles. At the same time, it also adds a great amount of value and reliability to your business, by ensuring that your organization has followed all the norms when others in your industry may not have, which gives you an unmatchable competitive advantage.
Every game, be it a real-life sport or a video game, requires players to acquire a certain skill set to win or complete the game. Using this principle, we can take the concept of games and combine it with organizational subject matter to create a game that helps employees learn. Game-based learning can be defined as an approach that allows learners to play games to acquire necessary knowledge or skills.
The benefits of game-based learning in corporate training cannot be disputed, every research study is in favor of it and studies suggest that it promotes engagement and long-term learning. Despite all the favorable reviews, companies tend to think twice before deciding to use it for their online training initiatives. The most common reasons for this are the cost implications of implementing game-based learning, doubts about where it can be put to use, and its suitability for adults. This blog will try to dispel these notions and provide concrete facts on the benefits of game-based learning, so that you can go ahead and make a convincing business case to your management.
Many organizations are eager to jump onto the game-based learning bandwagon but forget that a lack of knowledge on how to correctly implement the initiative can easily lead to failure. The two main reasons behind failed attempts at game-based learning are poor design and lack of alignment with business goals. However, both pitfalls can be avoided by following the right method. This blog will explore the steps to successfully execute a game-based learning solution and explore methods to plug game-based learning in employee training.
Instructional designers are constantly looking for ways to add interest to online courses to help them appeal to learners. Game-based learning is proven to be an effective and sound solution, with engagement levels spiking when games are introduced into an e-learning course. . In this post, we will explore how game-based learning can add an element of fun to three common organizational training areas: compliance training, product training, and induction training.
Game-based learning is rapidly becoming a popular and effective element of corporate training. Instructional designers are experimenting with game-based learning by using them as an instructional design strategy to increase the excitement value of training. In this blog we will take a look at four learning activities that can be enhanced through the incorporation of game-based elements.
Information is one of the most important organizational assets. For any organization, information is valuable and should be appropriately protected. Depending upon your area of business, a wide variety of information might be critical to you. Right from product information like designs, patent applications, and source code, to financial information like market assessments and financial records to customer information like confidential data of clients. No matter how large or small your company is, you need to have a plan to ensure the security of your information assets.
Gamification – an online training paradigm that has caught the imagination of the corporate training world. Over the last few years, the number of companies using gamified eLearning solutions has increased at a feverish pace, and there are no indications that this trend will slow down.
Gamification can be used to create some of the most effective learning systems, by blending course objectives and goals with game-based elements. the learning experience is improved due to the ‘fun’ element introduced by gamification. Gamification in eLearning provides a lighter learning environment, and helps learners practice real-life situations and challenges safely. As gaming elements target people’s natural instincts to be competitive and excel, it can drive a strong behavioral and skill change.