My presentation at Gamification Europe

I’ve been meaning to write a full post about my experience in this awesome conference, but day to day operations of Professor Game (and life) has been keeping me way too busy, so for now, below you can find my presentation on Slideshare, a video recorded thanks to Aysu Erensoy (BIG thanks for this again!) from Gamification Turkey and some pictures as well thanks to my lovely wife, who also met many Continue Reading →

Ep 007 Game development and gamification to make awesome education with Tony Chan

Listen to this episode on your phone! Tony Chan is the host and creator of GameDev Loadout. He’s interviewed over 70 game industry professionals to empower his listeners with the motivation and tactics for a successful game development career. He led a team of three to create and publish a mobile game called Finding Leo. He has a wife, a 6-month baby girl, and a hyperactive 2-year old dog named Continue Reading →

Ep 006 Jared Chapman with Delphinium and some research behind gamification in education

Listen to this episode on your phone! Professor Jared Chapman ran across the idea of gamification in his research and became intrigued. He began to wonder if he could design a course in which his students might “get addicted” to doing homework, similar to how he had observed that many of his students appeared to be addicted to smartphone games. This led to the creation of Project Delphinium, an attempt Continue Reading →

Storytelling and gamification in education

Originally posted here at Andrzej Marczewski’s Gamified UK A while ago, Andrzej Marczewski wrote “6 Tips for Short Term Gamification“, and there is one that stood out for me because of my experience creating interactive learning materials at IE Business School. As you might guess from the title it is about narrative and storytelling. What I’ve done in the past are learning materials that, purposefully, are short bursts of learning Continue Reading →

Ep 005 Gamification outside the classroom with Sylvester Arnab

Listen to this episode on your phone! Sylvester Arnab is a professor on game science, a research lead at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University and a founder of the Beaconing project. The Disruptive Media Learning Lab is exploring and experimenting with new methodologies for learning, and Sylvester is also working on privately funded projects. He plays his own “checklist game”, the quests are set in the morning but Continue Reading →

Ep 004 Gamification of self with An Coppens

Listen to this episode on your phone! An Coppens is a leading expert in gamification for employee and learner engagement, with over 15 years of experience in creating behavior change through creative and innovative solutions. She has been among the top gamification gurus worldwide since 2012. She is an award-winning Speaker, L&D professional, business and executive coach and author. As the founder and Chief Game Changer of Gamification Nation, An Continue Reading →

Ep 003 Pete Jenkins and the Gamification Europe conference

Listen to this episode on your phone! Pete Jenkins is an international speaker, adviser and trainer in Gamification. Pete took the number one spot on the “Gamification Gurus Power 100” in February 2016. Pete founded his company GAMIFICATION+ LTD and has since advised and trained companies of all sizes, both in the UK and internationally, on the use of gamification. He is also Chair of GamFed (the International Gamification Confederation), Continue Reading →

Ep 002 Scott Reinke with the winning education project of Gamification World Congress 2016

Listen to this episode on your phone! Scott Reinke is the Coordinator for Ball State Achievements at Ball State University. Ball State Achievements is an awesome new approach to retention of at-risk student through mobile gamification. Scott has always been passionate about games and wants to leverage their power in higher education. Daily, Scott is mostly running the achievements program, with things like communicating with students, coordinating with other university Continue Reading →

Ep 001 Yu-kai Chou and how to do gamification with Octalysis

  Listen to this episode on your phone! Yu-kai Chou is an Author and International Keynote Speaker and Lecturer on Gamification. He is the original creator of the gamification framework Octalysis, founder of The Octalysis Group and the author of Actionable Gamification. In 2003 he became one of the earliest pioneers in Gamification. In 2015, Yu-kai was rated #1 among the “Gamification Gurus Power 100” by RISE, and also awarded Continue Reading →

Ep 000 What is Professor Game

This episode is to help you understand the Professor Game podcast. We will run through basic things like who this podcast is for, what it is about, why we created Professor Game, how are the episodes structured, how can you participate and who is Rob Alvarez Bucholska. There might be a surprise towards the end… Listen to this episode on your phone!