This post is provided by guest blogger, Dawn Budreau, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MS in Training and Development program.
Employees get bored with constant training and the same old training content. Even in companies lucky enough to have employees that embrace life-long learning, motivation can be lacking when outdated training materials are the norm. In the article “How does Gamification in Training Help Your Employees?” Nikos Andriotis (2020) offers a solution to training burnout. Andriotis provides eight benefits to using gamification at work that result in not only increased motivation and retention, but create collaboration and team spirit, while teaching your employees to become goal-oriented and engaged. Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Kim Wilson, graduate student University of St. Francis, Joliet, Il., MS Training and Development program
Gaming has become one of the largest on-line interactive venues among our population. But, can it be used as a source of learning? In a recent article, author Jurica Picak (2017) provides the reader with some insight on why gamification is a great benefit to Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Victoria Kral, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, MS in Training and Development program.
Universities have been using e-learning on learning management systems for years and now with the advancement of technology, they are able to branch out into training videos with gaming. We are a society that seeks instant gratification and with the Continue reading