Corey Hord Gamifying the Operations World with Workshops | Episode 290

Listen to this episode on your phone! Corey Hord is currently employed with Mondelēz International (Oreo, Chip Ahoy!, Ritz, Sour Patch Kids, Swedish Fish, Clif Bar, and beyond) as an Operational Excellence professional implementing the company’s integrated Lean Six Sigma program across the United States. Corey has over a decade of operations experience (Craft Brew Alliance, Anheuser-Busch, BJC HealthCare, Mondelēz International) with the bulk of his career in consumer packaged Continue Reading →

Victoria Ichizli-Bartels Gamifies Daily Life | Episode 289

Listen to this episode on your phone! Victoria Ichizli-Bartels is a writer, coach, and consultant with a background in semiconductor physics, electronic engineering (with a Ph.D.), information technology, and business development. While being a non-gamer in the traditional sense, Victoria came up with the term Self-Gamification, a gameful and playful self-help approach bringing anthropology, kaizen, and gamification-based methods together to increase the quality of life. She approaches all areas of Continue Reading →

Sarah Le-Fevre with the Museum of Impossible Things | Episode 288

Listen to this episode on your phone! Sarah Le-Fevre is a Games-based Learning design and delivery professional and certified Lego® Serious Play® Facilitator.  After tiring of creating programs for blue-chip clients that focused almost solely on growth and profit, Sarah made the decision to keep the same audience but shift the focus to learning around sustainability, human flourishing and tackling systemic wicked problems. With a focus on experiential learning, specifically games and learning Continue Reading →

Scott Provence On Using Doom’s Nightmare Mode in Gamification | Episode 287

Listen to this episode on your phone! Scott Provence is an award-winning instructional designer, author, and speaker. His print, instructor-led, and web-based curricula have been delivered throughout the world, and his sales and customer service trainees have gone on to receive multiple industry awards for their work. Scott has over a decade of Instructional Design experience, as well as five years of experience in VP and senior leadership roles. His Continue Reading →

Mike Washburn With His Game Design Challenge | Episode 286

Listen to this episode on your phone! Mike Washburn is an educator, community builder, content creator from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. He currently serves as the Director of Learning and Development for Logics Academy, a STEM, Robotics and Learning Experience Design company based in Toronto, Ontario. As a former computer science teacher, Mike created a custom-made curriculum using elements of game design and game-based learning culminating in a year-long Grade 8 Continue Reading →

Mai Trinh With Voluntary Gamification in Statistics | Episode 285

Listen to this episode on your phone! Mai P. Trinh is an Assistant Professor in Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University. Her scholarly works empower people to become the best leaders they can be so that we can build a more equitable and equal world together. From the top down, she combines complex adaptive systems science with agent-based modeling to reveal systemic patterns of inequalities, examine the effectiveness Continue Reading →

Andrew Lowery From Teacher To Learning Game Startup | Episode 284

Listen to this episode on your phone! Andrew is co-founder at Rollama – a new gaming website for English language practice. Andrew was an English and Primary class teacher for 15 years in the UK, Malaysia and China. Now he’s running Rollama full-time to help make English grammar practice fun for kids.   Guest Links and Info Web: Andrew on LinkedIn Rollama on Facebook On Instagram as @rollama_edu On Continue Reading →

Brit Morenus With Gamification at Microsoft and Beyond | Episode 283

Listen to this episode on your phone! Brit Morenus has a goal to MAKE LEARNING FUN! When she isn’t online supporting Microsoft Contact Centers with gamified learning, she can be found homeschooling her daughter and volunteering with local youth. She truly feels gamification can be a successful approach for all ages for every day life tasks, work tasks, education tasks or even your routine tasks. Brit has served Microsoft for Continue Reading →

Jed Lazar Gets To Really Know Others Through a Game | Episode 282

Listen to this episode on your phone! Jed’s mission is to bring more trust, connection and playfulness into the world. Why? Because for him that’s what makes life fun, meaningful – and worth putting up with the necessary bullshit. He’s a coach and co-creator of Cozy Juicy Real – a board game that gamifies human connection and builds stronger relationships for friends, families and complete strangers. It’s been described as “deeper Continue Reading →

Jon Spike Gamestorms His Way Into Interesting Choices | Episode 281

Listen to this episode on your phone! Jon Spike started his career as an English Teacher and later as a Technology Integrator. He now serves as Coordinator of Instructional Technology Integration Services at UW-Whitewater’s College of Education. Jon has presented all over the United States to districts, organizations, and conferences, including the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference, the Future of Educational Technology Conference (FETC), and the Midwest Google Summit. Continue Reading →