Learning Design

Join us at the Gamification Europe Event 2018 in Amsterdam

Last year we enjoyed participating in the Gamification Europe event in Brighton, UK. For 2018 we've got this leading conference on Gamification to come to Amsterdam! Taking place on November 26 and 27, 2018 at the BOOM Chicago Theatre in the heart of Amsterdam. Will you be there too? About Gamification Europe Gamification Europe is a 2 day...

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Gamification – From Player to Professional

The brand of Gamification has been changing since it's conception. This article looks to explore the  the theme of our upcoming conference and hopefully to generate some discussion points before the conference. Here are some of the sub-themes we will explore in this article: Gamification is moving into the 'Slope...

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Why I design Escape Rooms for Companies

Last year I designed and played pop-up Escape Rooms with teams from different companies, ranging from telecom providers at KPN to coffee blenders at Douwe Egberts, from managers at Le Pain Quotidien to those at Mazda Europe and Schiphol Airport, and - mostly - for GM’s from Hotel collections like...

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Free Download – 7 Training Energizers & Icebreakers

Nobody has an unlimited supply of energy. One of the main goals of a trainer / facilitator is to "manage" the energy level, both up and down! An energizer or icebreaker can be used as a (brief) activity to increase the energy level of participants in a training by engaging them in physical activity. Having fun and laughter...

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Is your customer really the focus in everything you do?
Is Your Customer Really The Focus In Everything You Do?

We are all responsible to make that difference and turn the idea into a reality. After all, we often say, a ‘colleague or employee can make or break any experience.’ So, I wonder, how can we effectively continue to think differently, out of the box and, “reverse” each other? A...

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Smarter Learning
‘Smarter’ Learning

Next generations On average, we look at our phones 221 times a day. Nowadays, children stream more videos on their iPad’s than that they’re watching ‘regular’ television. The new encyclopedia is called ‘Google’... Because, be honest... if you want to know something about a subject you don’t know much about.....

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Social Learning
How to design for Social Learning: Three Tips

In the past there were only learning designers: People who design training material. Then e-learning designers accompanied them: People who design e-learnings (online courses). Now there are social learning designers in the learning design business: People who design online social learning experiences (learning with and from each other on the...

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