What did you learn today?
I think this is one of the most important questions we can ask ourselves. By staying curious and continuing to learn each day, anything is possible. And by continuing to learn we can improve the experiences we provide to our learners.
Upcoming ConferencesWill you be attending any of these conferences? If so, let's connect. And if you would like to learn more about each one, stay tuned.
Serious Play Conference - July 10-12, 2019 in Montreal, Canada and July 24-26 in Orlando, FL
GamiCon, New Orleans, September 15-17
TechLearn Conference, September 17-19
AECT, October 21-25
Cool Ways to Learn with Me
Purposeful Play: Deconstruct Games to Construct Better Learning - Ongoing sessions
Purposeful Play explores the importance of fun and play in adult learning as well as how to add gameful elements to our course designs. To learn more, sign up for the newsletter below or email me. The next session will be starting soon.
What's your GAME Plan? - Ongoing workshops - dates available throughout 2019
Does your team need an introduction into the world of gamification of learning or do they need to get a fresh perspective on what is possible? This one or two day onsite workshop could be just the jump start they need. Contact me to discuss.
Pay-As-You-Know Hours - Limited spots available
Do you just need to book some time to talk about a particular project, get some fresh ideas, a clear pathway? Then these consulting hours may be just the right fit for you. Each hour of time you book gets you one full hour on a live video chat as well as follow up email support. Here's my calendar link to make finding time easy.
Video and Podcasts
I chatted with Monica Cornetti on Gamification Talk Radio. Hear a little about the project that inspired 4 Cs to an A+ Learning Experience that I presented at GamiCon.
Many giggles and ideas were shared between host Rob Alvarez and I during this episode of Professor Game where we talked about wins, failures, favorite games and resources, and more.
While you can catch videos of my across social media, I did a special challenge to share dozens of gameful ideas in what became the 40 Gameful Days of Summer.
I had the pleasure of participating in a super discussion on the TLD webcast about "What are some things you wish you had known before you became an Instructional Designer?" Check out the replay.
Speaking EngagementsNew ABCs of Thriving in the Digital Age: Adaptability, Branding, and Community, an interactive experience at IFWE (International Forum for Women in E-learning), November 29, 2018
Using Self-Determination Theory to Fuel Up Self-Driving Learners, National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), November 5, 2018; an updated version of a session from USDLA 2018 in Indianapolis, April 29-May 2
4 Cs to an A+ Learning Experience, GamiCon, Chicago, October 7, 2018
Re-Invisioning Gamification: Moving Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards, a conversation as part of the eLearning Chatter's Dialogues series, September 26, 2018
Moving Gamification Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards, a workshop at OLC Innovate 2018 in Nashville, April 18-20
The Case Against Gamification, a discussion at the Professional Legal Trainers Group (PLTG) meeting, NYC, April 13