Game-Based eLearning – How Does its Effectiveness and ROI Compare to Traditional eLearning?

  • 16 May 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Pfeiffer, 4701 Park Road Charlotte, NC 28209

Registration

  • Please join us as a guest for an evening of stimulating thought, good food and professional company. Let us introduce you to our group and share why we would love for you to be a part of it!
  • Thank you for joining us for this evening of stimulating talk, great food and professional networking.

Registration for our May 16th meeting is now closed. If you missed the deadline & would like to attend without the meal option, please contact us at info@astdcharlotte.org.

About the Topic:

There has been lots of buzz about “gamification” and game-based learning over the last year.  Should your organization consider adding it to your talent development strategy?

Bryan will reveal 6 key reasons why hundreds of organizations are implementing game-based elearning.  He will also share how your organization can inexpensively benchmark its effectiveness versus traditional elearning, especially in transferring learned skills to the workplace to improve performance.  Finally, he will outline a plan to assess the return on investment (ROI) of game-based elearning versus traditional elearning.

We will:

  • Distinguish between gamified learning and game-based learning
  • Understand the essential elements of game-based elearning and how each contributes to the learning experience and outcomes
  • Understand and discuss 6 key results realized by organizations who have already implemented game-based elearning
  • Provide feedback on an example of a game-based elearning course experience shown during the session
  • Determine how to benchmark game-based learning versus traditional workshop or online learning in your organization
  • Be aware of current research underway that will measure the effectiveness of game-based learning in transferring acquired skills to on the job performance


About the Speaker:

Bryan Austin is the Founder and “Chief Game Changer” of Game On! Learning.  Throughout his 25-year career with leading organizations like SkillSoft, NETg and Kaplan, Bryan has dedicated himself to helping organizations develop high performing employees through innovative learning solutions.  A hallmark of Bryan’s approach is his keen ability to think outside of the box and create engaging, skills-based learning experiences that accelerate employee growth and productivity.

The fusion of technology and learning has always captivated Bryan.  Bryan has worked for, and led, companies that provide cutting-edge, technology-delivered learning solutions to medium, large, and global companies.  For Bryan, it has been fascinating to be a part of the evolution of corporate learning and development. He has seen multi-media training evolve from audio/videotape/ workbook packages, to PC- and LAN-delivered training, to the sophisticated online and virtual learning solutions of today.

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