The Training Design Podcast
58min2022 APR 16
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In this episode, Terry lifts the lid on taking a games-based approach to learning design, sharing tips from his own development journey as he moves away from traditional training design and into creating games for learning. Even if you're not a 'games designer' - there are lots of transferrable ideas that can be included in workshops and courses. 00:46 Terry's games-based journey 03:34 Games-based learning and gamification 05:33 What makes games-based learning successful? 07:52 The Transform Deck 12:54 Creating a learning Escape Room 14:13 Playtesting games 17:45 Games-based learning help from communities and reading 20:00 The six levers of games-based learning 20:47 Lever 1: Put the learner at the centre 22:50 Lever 2: Set the learner an open challenge 26:35 Lever 3: Let the learner explore 30:48 Lever 4: Let them fail 35:47 Lever 5: Give the learner meaningful choices 38:36 Lever 6: Give them a nudge 42:40 Why there's no 'make it fun' lever 44:21 Making a start with games-based learning 45:48 Three ways to use games in your learning design 50:37 Sheridan's mini-topic -- the curse of knowledge Resource links Ludogogy: https://ludogogy.co.uk/ The Transform Deck: https://untoldplay.com/collections/games-and-playful-products/products/transform-deck We Are the Rangers: https://education.minecraft.net/en-us/blog/we-are-the-rangers-explore-wildlife-conservation-in-minecraft Culturallye: https://www.metalogtools.com/products/all-products/11/culturallye Lee Sheldon's Multiplayer Classroom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIaXBwHUb0c Yu-kai Chou's Actionable Gamification: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Actionable-Gamification-Beyond-Points-Leaderboards-ebook/dp/B00WAOGY4U Codenames online: https://codenames.game/ Contact the hosts Our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TrainingDesignPodcast Terry Pearce LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/terrypaulpearce Sheridan Webb LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/trainingdesigner The Training Designers’ Club: www.trainingdesignersclub.co.uk Untold Play: www.untoldplay.com - For game-based learning and gamified learning consultancy and design Power Hour: www.power-hour.co.uk - For ready written bite-size training materials

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