Podcast 61 - How can L&D use games in elearning?

Are games in elearning a powerful tool for engaging learners or a gimmick that turns them off? Maybe they're a bit of both?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 05 September 2017
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Podcast 61 - How can L&D use games in elearning?

This week on the GoodPractice Podcast, Emma Barrow from Yorkshire Building Society joins James, Ross Garner and Eoghan from the GoodPractice team to discuss e-learning games.

If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Emma on Twitter @SavageNoodles, Ross @RossGarnerEW, James @JamesMcLuckie and Eoghan @EoghanScott.

Ross had to Google the ZX Spectrum after recording this episode, so here is the Wikipedia page if you're interested in doing the same: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZX_Spectrum

The podcast Ross recommended, and where he got the definition of 'diurnal' from, was No Such Thing As A Fish: http://qi.com/podcast

And Eoghan's fact about Edinburgh property prices was covered by the Scotsman: http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/homes-gardens/how-much-do-you-need-to-earn-an-hour-to-buy-in-each-edinburgh-postcode-1-4539977

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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