Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee

Gamification and a Better Learner Experience: With Special Guest An Coppens

Episode Summary

Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee While the many in the L&D industry know, it's important to use engaging forms of learning tools past the basics to maintain learner retention and performance improvement. Expand your organizations learning ecosystem with gamification! Welcome to an introduction to the basics of gamification and how you can easily use it to add more value in your learning solutions. In this episode of IDIODC, Brent and Chris bring on special guest and master of all things gamification An Coppens to discuss how gamification can be used to improve learning! An Coppens is the Chief Game Changer at Gamification Nation Ltd, which offers gamification design solutions and an online gamification academy. The company is based in London and serving clients worldwide from well-known brands to smaller product focused SME’s. Our solutions are designed to encourage winning behaviours and improve business results in the areas of sales, marketing, HR, learning and productivity. In February 2018 An was shortlisted at number 21 in the top 100 movers and shakers of the elearning industry, rolling into elite level, a jump of 32 place from gold standard to elite since 2017. In November 2017, Gamification Nation was awarded the “Outstanding Gamification Agency Award” through recognition from peers in the industry. In February 2018 An was shortlisted at number 21 in the top 100 movers and shakers of the elearning industry, rolling into elite level, a jump of 32 place from gold standard to elite since 2017. In February 2016, An was recognized at the World HRD congress in Mumbai as a HR tech visionary. In October 2017 one of our client projects was shortlisted in the top 10 educational games awards of TIGA. Projects she has worked on included reviewing onboarding of sales staff and their recognition, assisting managers with getting ready for new hires, website gamification, gamification of an in-house learning curriculum, membership site gamification, etc. Increasing engagement is always our key focus. Clients include Adidas, Chubb, Chubb, Thomson Reuters, Qinetiq, RB, Cenlive, Millicom, YouEQ, Nightingales, EIT digital, EIT Climat-KIC, Active Management, 5app, etc… An is also an award winning business coach, speaker, learning & development professional and author. She is a prolific blogger on gamification through www.gamificationnation.com and tweets under her Twitter alter ego @GamificationNat. Her 3rd book called “Gamification in business” is available for download here https://bookboon.com/en/gamification-in-business-ebook. Her 4th book “Tapping into crowd” – competitive advantage from the inside out” launched in February 2017 is available from Amazon and the publisher Pencraft Publishing. Her 5th book is currently being edited for a June 2018 release. In her career An has worked in learning and development and change management roles for Modern Times Group, Xigma Management Consultants, Philips Electronics and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. She was a guest expert on the TV show “How long will you live” for RTE in Ireland. For 10 years An ran a successful business coaching practice in Cork, Ireland with B/Right Business Coaching. She holds a BA (Hon) in International Marketing and languages from Dublin City University and an MBA from the Open University Business School in the UK. She holds a gamification master qualification from the Engagement Alliance and has completed a number of online gamification courses. Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang and remember you can always stay in the loop with the #IDIODC hashtag: Brent: https://twitter.com/bschlenker Chris: https://twitter.com/Chris_V_W Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions. Want to join us live? Follow us on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow Interested in learning more about dominKnow? Sign up for our next live platform demo to learn why we do powerful eLearning-authoring best. (And get a free 14-day trial after you watch the demo!) https://www.dominknow.com/demonstration.html

Episode Notes

Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee

While the many in the L&D industry know, it's important to use engaging forms of learning tools past the basics to maintain learner retention and performance improvement. Expand your organizations learning ecosystem with gamification!

Welcome to an introduction to the basics of gamification and how you can easily use it to add more value in your learning solutions. In this episode of IDIODC, Brent and Chris bring on special guest and master of all things gamification An Coppens to discuss how gamification can be used to improve learning!

An Coppens is the Chief Game Changer at Gamification Nation Ltd, which offers gamification design solutions and an online gamification academy. The company is based in London and serving clients worldwide from well-known brands to smaller product focused SME’s. Our solutions are designed to encourage winning behaviours and improve business results in the areas of sales, marketing, HR, learning and productivity.

In February 2018 An was shortlisted at number 21 in the top 100 movers and shakers of the elearning industry, rolling into elite level, a jump of 32 place from gold standard to elite since 2017. In November 2017, Gamification Nation was awarded the “Outstanding Gamification Agency Award” through recognition from peers in the industry. In February 2018 An was shortlisted at number 21 in the top 100 movers and shakers of the elearning industry, rolling into elite level, a jump of 32 place from gold standard to elite since 2017. In February 2016, An was recognized at the World HRD congress in Mumbai as a HR tech visionary. In October 2017 one of our client projects was shortlisted in the top 10 educational games awards of TIGA.

Projects she has worked on included reviewing onboarding of sales staff and their recognition, assisting managers with getting ready for new hires, website gamification, gamification of an in-house learning curriculum, membership site gamification, etc. Increasing engagement is always our key focus.

Clients include Adidas, Chubb, Chubb, Thomson Reuters, Qinetiq, RB, Cenlive, Millicom, YouEQ, Nightingales, EIT digital, EIT Climat-KIC, Active Management, 5app, etc…

An is also an award winning business coach, speaker, learning & development professional and author. She is a prolific blogger on gamification through www.gamificationnation.com and tweets under her Twitter alter ego @GamificationNat. Her 3rd book called “Gamification in business” is available for download here https://bookboon.com/en/gamification-in-business-ebook. Her 4th book “Tapping into crowd” – competitive advantage from the inside out” launched in February 2017 is available from Amazon and the publisher Pencraft Publishing. Her 5th book is currently being edited for a June 2018 release.

In her career An has worked in learning and development and change management roles for Modern Times Group, Xigma Management Consultants, Philips Electronics and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. She was a guest expert on the TV show “How long will you live” for RTE in Ireland. For 10 years An ran a successful business coaching practice in Cork, Ireland with B/Right Business Coaching. She holds a BA (Hon) in International Marketing and languages from Dublin City University and an MBA from the Open University Business School in the UK. She holds a gamification master qualification from the Engagement Alliance and has completed a number of online gamification courses.

Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang and remember you can always stay in the loop with the #IDIODC hashtag:
Brent: https://twitter.com/bschlenker
Chris: https://twitter.com/Chris_V_W

Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions.

Want to join us live? Follow us on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow

Interested in learning more about dominKnow? Sign up for our next live platform demo to learn why we do powerful eLearning-authoring best. (And get a free 14-day trial after you watch the demo!) https://www.dominknow.com/demonstration.html