So, you want to create a learning game for your training. How difficult can it be?
Good learning games are not entirely different than games for fun – but they’re not the same, either. The difference is in the design. In games for learning, the “fun” happens because the learner relates to the lesson through interaction. It’s all about the engagement. And while there are several ways to create engagement, these steps are essential:
- Motivate learners to act in response to a challenge.
- Give learners a safe space to take a risk and reward correct choices.
- Ground learning in relatable context.
And that’s just the start of good learning game design…
Want to learn more about creating engaging learning games? This e-book, “Get in the Game,” will give you everything you need to create an effective learning game.
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