Game Design, Gamification, Learning Design and Assorted Other Strangeness


Solved Games And Boring Worklives

The more a job inherently resembles a game …. the more enjoyable it will be regardless of the worker’s level of development Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi, Flow,

Gamification And Assessment

Very few students enjoy assessment. It is stressful, frustrating, and often viewed as a necessary evil. It doesn’t have to be. Gamification can provide a

The Trap Of Certainty

Students like to know where they stand in relation to each other, and in relation to their grades. The ability to see where you currently

The World Is But A Game

What is a game? To understand gamification and its impact on teaching, this is possibly one of the most fundamental questions. It is also surprisingly

What is Gamification?

Gamification is a relatively new term. I believe it was coined by the Conundra consulting company in 2003. However, given its relative newness, people are

Fudge and my Discovery of Rubrics

I have never been particularly good at maths. This, sadly, has limited some of my enjoyment of roleplaying games. I was sick of “Roll Playing”