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Serious Play: Blurring the Line between Work and Games

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Jason Gorfine, Senior Product Designer , Intrepid Learning

“By 2014, more than 70% of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one gamified application.”
- Gartner Research

In a sequel to Intrepid Learning’s popular webinar Make Learning Stick: How Games Help Improve Performance, Tyler Whitworth, Director of Product Management, teams up with Jason Gorfine, resident customer experience and user interface expert, to take a deep dive into the eight principles of HOW games help us learn. Join them for an examination of how “gamifying” a concept can turn obligatory, less-that-exciting tasks from mind-numbing to manageable (and maybe even fun).
Tyler and Jason will cover a brief history of humanity’s affinity for games, give an overview of the importance of gaming, and take a tour through the eight principles of learning (with corresponding real-world examples):

  • Engagement
  • Reinforcing Behavior
  • Active Participation
  • Emotional Appeal
  • Feedback
  • Skills Practice
  • Teamwork
  • and last, but not least… Fun!

Attend this webinar if you want to:

  • Enable people in your organization to acquire new skills and improve performance by applying gaming principles
  • Have an opportunity to ask experts about their experience creating games for clients
  • Get a unique insight into what it really means to combine games and learning

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Jason Gorfine
Jason Gorfine

Senior Product Designer, Intrepid Learning

Jason Gorfine is the Senior Product Designer for Intrepid Learning. He has been working in both the training and marketing industries for over 13 years, and has lead web/mobile UX design and consulting efforts for many of Intrepid’s highest-profile clients. An award-winning designer, Gorfine holds an undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Virginia Tech.


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