Michael Cosimini Uses Visuals to Create Games for Busy Doctors | Episode 135

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Michael Cosimini is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and an attending physician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is a contributor and associated producer of the pediatric continuing medical education podcast Pediatrics Reviews and Perspectives and the designer of Empiric Pediatric, a 2-4 player card game used to teach Continue Reading →

Amany Annaggar Brings Gamification Into Science Education | Episode 134

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Amany Annaggar is a researcher at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin in the chemistry education department and the founder of Sci2Play. Her Ph.D. research is about Gamification and serious games as assessment tools of problem-solving competence in chemistry education. Besides her Ph.D. research, she worked as a tutor and lab assistant at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and on 2 EU projects in science Continue Reading →

Yu-kai Chou Creating Frameworks including REMOTE | Episode 133

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Yu-kai Chou is an Author and International Keynote Speaker on Gamification and Behavioral Design. He is the Original Creator of the Octalysis Framework, and the author of Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. He is currently President of The Octalysis Group and the Founder of Octalysis Prime, a Gamified Mentorship Platform. Yu-kai has been a regular speaker/lecturer on gamification and motivation Continue Reading →

Albert van der Meer with All the Disciplines in Gamification | Episode 132

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Albert van der Meer is a Creative Gamification Consultant with aeStranger, which operates from and is based in the Netherlands. His lies specifically in narrative, visual entertainment and storytelling. With these skills and knowledge, Albert has helped businesses, educational institutions, and other corporate environments to better improve team cooperation and develop deeper, more meaningful learning experiences through the use of narrative and Continue Reading →

Digital Board Games in Education with Scott Rencher | Episode 131

 Listen to this episode on your phone! After spending ten years in strategy in the wireless and tablet groups for Intel, Scott was bitten viciously by the board gaming bug and left to pursue his passion. Five years prior he joins with North Star Games to startup a new studio focused on making great digital board games.  Scott now runs the development team and is the product manager for Continue Reading →

Teresa Chan with Emergency Medicine Education Gamification | Episode 130

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Dr. Teresa Chan is an associate professor at McMaster University. Currently, she is the Assistant Dean, Program for Faculty Development in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster. She is also the Director of the RCPSC Clinician Educator Area of Focused Competency Diploma program, and the Competency Committee Co-Director for the RCPSC emergency medicine residency program. Additionally, she serves as the Social Continue Reading →

Vince Siu Defining the Constraints for Games and Gamification | Episode 129

   Listen to this episode on your phone! Vince Siu is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at Press Start Hong Kong, a games consultancy with a mission to change the world through play and games, and leads Press Start Academy, its after-school education arm. He is also the Founder and CEO of Epiphany & Labs, a boutique innovation consultancy with a social conscience. Outside of work, in a voluntary Continue Reading →

Gamification Going for Online Classrooms During COVID19 with Dustin Staats | Episode 128

 Listen to this episode on your phone! This episode is quite different, it is the audio taken from the live stream that Dustin Staats and I did on Facebook and Instagram. These show notes will also be different, given that the conversation mostly unstructured, except for the questions that we prepared beforehand and that I mention below. Right after that, I’m going to mention some resources that relate to Continue Reading →

Short Sims Method and Book With Clark Aldrich | Episode 127

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Clark Aldrich is an education technology thought leader – the author of five books and developer of patent and award-winning projects. He currently builds custom Short Sims for organizations using a revolutionary methodology he has pioneered or helps them build their own, through www.shortsims.com. He is also the host of an audio series called Education X Media (www.edbymedia.com) about evolving pedagogy in Continue Reading →

Peter Williamson Brings The Best Of Local Games | Episode 126

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Peter Williamson is a professional golfer turned social entrepreneur who sees physical games as a way to catalyze conversations and problem-solving. Based in Washington DC, Peter started a creative agency in 2018 called Game Genius, which focuses on supporting the local region through non-digital play. The company designs custom games, workshops, and public events to help people enjoy what they do while Continue Reading →