Karl Kapp, Ed.D., is a professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University, where he teaches instructional game design, gamification classes, and online learning design. He is the creator of the web video series, "The Unauthorized, Unofficial History of Learning Game." Karl has authored or co-authored eight books including The Gamification of Learning and Instruction, its accompanying field book, and the widely popular, Play to Learn. He is the author of 10 LinkedIn Learning courses. Karl's academic and practitioner work explores the research, theoretical foundations, and practical application of gamification and game-thinking to organizational performance issues.