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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

The gamification of learning and instruction : game-based methods and strategies for training and education

Topic: 
PERSONNEL--TRAINING
Author: 
Kapp, Karl M.
Publisher/Date: 
San Francisco, Cal. : Pfeiffer, 2012
Note: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and index.
Summary: 
Learning professionals are finding success applying game-based sensibilities to the development of instruction. This is the first book to show how to design online instruction that leverages the best elements of online games to increase learning, retention, and application. It explains how to match different game strategies to types of learning content for the right learning outcome and discusses how gamification techniques can be used in a variety of settings to improve learning, retention and application of knowledge.