Shaunak Roy finds the Engagement in Gameful Learning | Episode 221

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Shaunak is the founder and CEO of Yellowdig. Yellowdig is a community-driven active learning platform adopted by over 130 colleges and universities, K12 schools, and corporate training clients. Yellowdig’s mission is to transform every classroom into an active, social, and experiential learning community. Shaunak graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from IIT Bombay and completed his graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior Continue Reading →

Raymond Kimball with Consequences in Games | Episode 220

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Raymond A. Kimball, EdD is an education professional with years of experience in game-based learning and collaborative professional development that meets the needs of diverse teams. Ray founded 42 Education Games Coaching and Design in 2020 so he could continue his dream of serving higher education faculty by helping them harness the power of game-based pedagogy. In that role, Ray works with Continue Reading →

Josh Bolton Focuses on Optimizing Like Games | Episode 219

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Josh is a podcaster on The Josh Bolton Show. He had a bit of an interesting up-and-coming. Had many odd jobs along the way to get him where he is currently at. But the main thing he enjoyed about his childhood was martial arts. He has a strategic mind. How does the game work? How does he work the system? The mindset Continue Reading →

Happy 2021 holidays and get ready for 2022 | Episode 218

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Dropping in a special episode to say hi and send you some heartfelt holiday greetings! I do hope you have a blast. If you have 3 minutes, I’d love to know what you think through the survey you can find on professorgame.com/2021survey, thanks as always and may your 2022 be amazing and fun!   There are many ways to get in touch Continue Reading →

When Pushing Through Gets You Into a Rut with Robert Riopel | Episode 217

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Robert Raymond Riopel is an international Best-Selling author, App Designer, Entrepreneur and Trainer who has spent the past 18+ years traveling around the world sharing his passion. He has also shared the stage with and trained many of the top trainers and thought leaders in the world today. With his high energy and heartfelt style, Robert draws on his journey from humble Continue Reading →

Paul Darvasi Gets Hit By the Serendipity Bug of Games | Episode 216

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Paul Darvasi, Ph.D., is an educator, game designer, speaker, and writer who works at the intersection of games, culture, and learning. His efforts directly or indirectly aim to envision and implement better ways to teach and learn. He is a passionate advocate of media and digital literacy, design thinking, experiential learning, virtual simulations and digital games for learning, and locative experiences. He Continue Reading →

Octalysis Prime is a Big Part of Yu-kai Chou’s Life Mission | Episode 215

 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 →

Milica Marjanovic with a Follow-up Session for Games-based Learning | Episode 214

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Milica is a master psychologist and constructivist psychotherapist in education, with 5 years of work experience in multinational companies in the role of HR consultant. She started her career in HR in positions focused on recruitment and selection, as well as professional assessment of candidates, resulting in her specializing in assessing the development level of competencies and conducting assessment centers. As a Continue Reading →

David Chandross Learned Who Does What for Learning Games | Episode 213

 Listen to this episode on your phone! David Chandross began his career as a neuroscientist working in the field of selective attention and cognitive science. After receiving his Ph.D. in curriculum and a second masters degree in medical education he went on to become an academic Dean and then held positions in senior administration across Canada in higher education. His work in gamification began in the 1990s and matured Continue Reading →

Orin Davis on the Value of Prototyping to Get Better | Episode 212

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Orin Davis earned the first doctorate in positive psychology, and is a self-actualization engineer who enables people to do and be their best. He consults for companies from startups to multinationals on hiring strategies, culture, innovation, diversity/equity/inclusion, and employee well-being, and coaches people at all levels on building self-knowledge and developing personal growth trajectories. As the principal investigator of the Quality of Life Laboratory, he Continue Reading →