Toby Beresford and his Book Infinite Gamification | Episode 141

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Toby Beresford is an expert on using gamification and statistical metrics in business to build the best working teams. He has appeared on Sky News, as a keynote speaker and has written about gamification for .net magazine and others. Toby has worked with organizations large and small including IBM, PwC and has even gamified the United Nations to encourage UN staff to Continue Reading →

Brian Collins from Disney Imagineer to Gamification | Episode 140

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Brian began his fascinating and unique career as a Walt Disney Imagineer, where he helped “create the magic” for Disney’s Florida theme parks before going on to produce work for a who’s-who list of corporations and small entrepreneurial ventures.  Along the way, he became a passionate educator, serving as an adjunct professor at several schools and as an Innovation Specialist for online Continue Reading →

Sylvester Arnab’s Hybrid Gamification Model | Episode 139

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Sylvester Arnab- professor of Game Science, who is the applied innovation lead at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University, an associate of the Centre for Post-Digital Cultures, and the co-founder of the award-winning GameChangers initiative. You can find Sylvester on Twitter as @sarnab75 or on Linkedin as Sylvester Arnab Links to episode mentions: Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University Continue Reading →

Andrew Lau Brings Iterative Learning to Gamification | Episode 138

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Andrew Lau is the CEO and founder of Think Codex – a multiple award-winning Gamification Organization headquartered in Malaysia. He is also the current Chair of the International Gamification Confederation (GamFed) – which is a community of gamification experts, academia and professionals from around the world. During his university years, he averaged 16 hours of video gaming daily for up to 2 Continue Reading →

Emil Oliver Creates Massive Business Education Games | Episode 137

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Emil is the founder of Hubro Education, who develop learning games for business education. He founded the company after a professor approached him, frustrated that he couldn’t find a learning game that met his requirements. Today, their simulation games are used in 14 countries all around the world. Where we can find Emil: Website hubroeducation.com @HubroEmil on Twitter Links to episode mentions: Continue Reading →

Bill Watson with Feedback and Iteration for Games in Education | Episode 136

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Photo credit: Kevin O’Shea. Bill Watson is an Associate Professor of Learning Design and Technology in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University and director of the Purdue Center for Serious Games and Learning in Virtual Environments. His research focuses on the critical, systemic change of education to realize a personalized paradigm, including the application of technology such as video Continue Reading →

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 →