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Good Game Design for Great Training

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • St. Mary's Hospital, 700 South Park St., Conference Center Bay 1, Madison, WI, 53715
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Good Game Design for

Great Training

Date & Location

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

St Mary's Hospital
700 South Park Street
Conference Center Bay 1
Madison, WI 53715

Registration, Networking & Lunch begins at 12:00 PM 

Program runs from 12:30 - 2:00 PM

Cost

ASTD SCWC Members - $25

Non-Member Guests - $35

Presentation Description

Learn what the research says about the impact of game-based learning on engagement and knowledge retention. Explore the ways games can be an effective training tool, and get answers to your questions: Can games teach soft skills? Must games feature shooting aliens out of the sky? Does game-playing hinder creativity? How do I get my company to consider learning games? What does it look like to partner with a game design company? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more!

 

Session Objectives: 

 

•Learn what gamification is.

•Determine why and when to use digital adult learning games.

•Discover how to get started and partner with a digital game design company.

Our Presenters from Ronin Studios and Consulting

Scott Kohl  CEO

Former Filament Games COO, Director of Business Development and Activision Director of Production. Scott is an accomplished professional & college instructor with 17 years of experience developing, implementing and supporting technical and business solutions to drive growth in emerging & competitive markets.

Moses Wolfenstein PhD, Creative Director

Moses has worked in the field of education for over a decade, and has been studying and creating games and other digital media for learning since 2006. He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis where he worked with the world renowned Games, Learning, & Society research group.

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