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Designing Thoughtful Learning Requires BRRRRAAAAAAAAIIIIIIINS

By Mary-Scott Hunter, Studio Executive 

Edmond said, “Where will the food come from? We don’t have enough to feed the whole community.”In a weary voice, Brita said, “The grocery store. We have to go shopping.”

Edmond said, “But it’s full of zombies.”

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6 Insights: Validating Gaming Principles Through User Testing

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president - client services

Anyone who reads my blog posts knows I’m a fan of applying gaming principles – as they fit – to e-learning. It’s one thing to discuss that relationship in theory and quite another to find application from specific games. For science and posterity, I decided to conduct a user testing experiment.

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Laugh All You Want

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president - client services

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Top 12 Learning Blog Posts of 2012

by Allen Interactions, @customelearning

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Game-Like Qualities for e-Learning: Part II

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president - client services

Hi there. Remember me? Mary-Scott? We chatted the other week about game-like strategies to integrate into your e-learning? Oh good. You do remember. Well, I had talked about three favorites of mine:  adding a timer, building in collaboration, and exploring new worlds.

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Game-Like Qualities

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president of client services

During a weekend partying spree, the King of the Cosmos destroys every celestial body: the sun, the moon, and every star in the sky. He tasks his son with recreating the heavens by rolling a magic ball around the planet Earth, until its accumulated mass is ready to become a star.

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Game-Like

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president of client services

You’d be surprised how often during a kick-off meeting with new clients I hear something like, “Make it game-like.” Game-like. What does that mean exactly? Fun graphics? Challenges such as chasing after roving fruit (think old school PacMan) or attempting to navigate a mysterious desert without speech or tools (Journey)? Does the client want learners pursued by an unrelenting zombie horde?

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I ♥ m-Learning

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president - client services

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Angry Bird's Implications for m-Learning

by Mary-Scott Hunter, vice president - client services

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