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CHiP Code:  CH2007

May Learning Event: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactivity

  • 05/05/2015
  • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Room 1040, Hershey, PA 17033


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Engaging learners is a difficult task. They are constantly confronted with distractions and demands on their time. So how can we create instruction that pulls learners into the content and helps them gain the knowledge required to be successful? How do we grab and hold a learner's attention? How do we motivate them to engage with the content we are teaching? Participate in this session and engage in solving this mystery in this interactive, presentation.

Based on the bestselling book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction, at the highly viewed Lynda.com course on gamification (lynda.com/karlkapp), this session includes many examples of using game-elements, game-thinking, and gamification to engage and motivate learners.

And, yes, you will play a polling game in this session. Discover firsthand how research-based practices and game-thinking are used to engage learners, increase learning, and lead to performance driven results.

Come join the Central Pennsylvania ATD’s quest for interactive learning.

About the Speaker:

Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D., is a professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA. where he teaches several game design related classes and serves as the Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies which works with government and private corporations to create interactive online instruction. 

Karl has authored six books including the bestselling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to-book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Ideas into Practice Fieldbook and has authored two courses for Lynda.com. He is co-founder of the educational game company 2Klearning.com, founder of the educational consulting firm, The Wisdom Learning Group, LLC, a member of the NSA Training Advisory Board, a TEDx speaker and an international personality who travels the world speaking on the convergence of games, learning and technology. You can follow his widely read blog at http://karlkapp.com/kapp-notes/.

Register and help send a student to DevLearn! This fall, Karl Kapp and his students from Bloomsburg University will be presenting at DevLearn 2015, hosted by the eLearning Guild. When you register for this event, a portion of the proceeds will go towards the travel costs for the Bloomsburg University students.

Thank you to our sponsor: 


ATD Central Pennsylvania

PO Box 23

Hummelstown, PA  17036

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