How to Gamify an Online Course with Octalysis

It might go without saying, but if you’re an educator, thought leader, expert, consultant, coach, or business owner who wants to make an impact and grow your business, then your number one job is to get your ideas out into the world as effectively as possible. After all, it’s only once your ideas are out … Read more

Preparing for the Post-Covid Resistance

How bad is the Covid-19 Corona Virus So there are two issues to consider here: 1) virus/health/quanantine (natural disaster)2) lockdown/economy/social unrest (man-caused issue) For (1) the question is how bad is it and are the human actions overreacting. If you look at this graph, if countries don’t take extreme measures, it grows radically fast. With … Read more

Examples of Gamified Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is a method of effective community participation that harnesses the collective wisdom, contributions, and capabilities of large numbers of people (i.e. “crowd” in crowdsourcing). Crowdsourcing has been used to order, improve, and address complex real-world and virtual challenges. Some of these applications are in the areas of: innovation and creativity Building accurate and broad … Read more

Points, Badges, Leaderboards – Part 2 of 3

Last week we discussed how behavioral design goes much further than the widely used Points, Badges and Leaderboards. It is, instead, about the right implementation of the right Game Technique at the right time and place, that makes for a successful design, and an engaging experience. However, points, badges, and leaderboards can be a powerful … Read more