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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS504 Persuasive Instruction: How Gamification and Other Strategies Increase Knowledge Transfer

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, March 23

Games and Gamification

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Many L&D professionals have found that the traditional approach to online courses doesn’t always generate consistent quality when it comes to learning outcomes. Because of this, it’s tempting to try new approaches to solve this dilemma, such as gamification and other strategies. But without a deeper understanding of how to apply these new approaches in a meaningful way, you could end up just using superficial applications of them and miss out on their ability to increase knowledge transfer.

In this session, you’ll learn more about how Remote-Learner has been able to take persuasive technology and gamification techniques and align them to proven instructional design approaches. You’ll review the company’s research into the impact of designing with persuasive instructional strategies. You’ll then find out more about the methodology it used to design and develop learning experiences that leverage the strengths of gamification to support a true transfer of knowledge

In this session, you will learn:

  • What Remote-Learner discovered in its research into persuasive instructional design
  • How gamification can be used as a persuasive strategy
  • How to go beyond surface applications to take advantage of gamification’s strengths in knowledge transfer
  • What designing with the intent to persuade learners and support knowledge transfer can look like
  • What Remote-Learner learned from designing eLearning using persuasive instructional strategies and implementing them using the Moodle platform

Audience:
Novice to intermediate designers, developers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Moodle and approved add-ons.

Page Chen

Chief eXperience Officer

Learning Pool

Previously the CEO of Remote Learner, following Learning Pool's acquisition of the Colorado-based company (December of 2020), Page Chen now serves as Chief eXperience Officer for Learning Pool Group. Regularly invited to speak at conferences and events around the world or consult on learning experiences designs for Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, or universities, she excels at helping customers identify their core requirements and then leading a team to deliver a scalable digital learning solution for them that exceeds their desired results. With a master's degree in adult education and a PhD in instructional design for online learning, she has spent over a decade researching the intersection where strategy and technology come together to support learner mastery, always with a focus on ensuring that customers and their learners have the best experience possible.

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