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October 22, 2019

6 Ways Serious Games Improve Clinical Learning Outcomes

Growing evidence shows a significant link between repetitive practice, content retention, and academic performance—which is why forward-thinking healthcare educators are looking for concrete ways to jumpstart learners’ comprehension, intuition, and long-term retention abilities. Designed to primarily educate and secondarily entertain, serious games and gamified learning environments place users in an environment where “play” leads to [...]

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January 17, 2017

Comprehensive List of Journals for Game-Based Learning, Simulations, Serious Games & VR Immersive Learning

Leading expert Dr. Michael Sutton, PhD ended 2016 by compiling and awesome list of 45 journals for those interested in the latest research regarding:

Game Based Learning Simulations Serious Games Gamification Virtual Reality Immersive Learning

Dr. Sutton introduces the free content hosted on LinkedIn by saying: “My quest for high quality research associated with these topics has been quite a challenge. [...]

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February 2, 2015

The Difference Between Gamification and Game-Based Learning

Just saw this awesome Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development ACSD.org article by Steven Isaacs entitled “The Difference Between Gamification And Game-Based Learning” today and thought it could help expand our nomenclature. Here’s a snippet but you should read the full article!

“Do you incorporate game-based learning into your curriculum? Gamification and game-based learning have become buzzwords in [...]

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December 3, 2014

The Use of Gamification to Boost Residents’ Engagement in Simulation Training

Want to increase the utilization of key simulators to improve ROI? Then you need to read this JAMA Surgery article which helped one program reduce cost per hours by over 11 times! ‘The Use of Gamification to Boost Residents’ Engagement in Simulation Training’ by B. Price Kerfoot, MD of Boston Healthcare [...]

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