Category: Digital games

How can virtual worlds be used for workplace learning? A FREE 4-week introductory course for coaches and L&D professionals starting Monday 25th September 2017

Book your place now! Who is this for? Anyone working in the field of learning and development who is interested in exploring the benefits and opportunities for learning presented by virtual worlds.  It is suitable for learners with or without prior knowledge of virtual environments for learning.  You just need an open mind and willingness…



How to use virtual worlds in your L&D practice – a 4-week introductory online course

**New Group: START DATE: Monday 24th April 2017 Book your place now! Who is this for? Anyone working in the field of learning and development who is interested in exploring the benefits and opportunities for learning presented by virtual worlds.  It is suitable for learners with or without prior knowledge of virtual environments for learning. …



Play with a purpose

Yes I know, it sounds like some Music Hall joke but purposeful play has been on my mind for a couple of weeks now. Immersed in learning outcomes though I am,  it is still very easy to get caught up with the fun of designing games and forget that in the world of workplace learning…



Drama-based training: can playful learning achieve serious outcomes?

Drama-based learning programmes are sometimes pigeoned holed as ‘edutainment’, a term I prefer to resist. Whilst we certainly want delegates to enjoy our workshops, and we encourage a playful approach, we are very focused on achieving serious outcomes for our delegates and client organisations. And, as this quote, from an email I received this week,…



What can we learn from playing ‘casual’ video games?

Do you play games on your PC, or iPhone or other device?  Do you take a few minutes out of your day to login to Facebook and play a game? And does part of you feel a bit guilty about wasting precious time playing a seemingly meaningless game?  Well you can stop worrying, for you…