Gamification is a valuable tool. It intensifies engagement, performance, competitiveness and involvement of the participants. Using it for training can elevate the understanding of the content and impact outcomes that educators have come to expect.
How students/learners cultivate skills and enhance their knowledge through peer learning?
StackOverflow is not merely a reference site, it is a consequence of collaborative knowledge sharing on the global scale. It reveals a new way of sharing expertise and knowledge via a nontraditional method. Typically, a student or learner has a problem/issue, so they search on google for answers, and wolla there is StackOverflow in the search results. 90% of the time they'll find a solution. This way of sharing knowledge and experience is very practical. StackOverflow then resulted in StackExchange which is a collection of over 100 sites and growing to share knowledge in domains other then programming
In this two part blog series we'll explore how we helped our client to train their energy auditors by building a learning gamification platform and using a scenario based learning approach with Adobe Captivate. In Part 1, we'll explore what an energy audit is, who performs it and what the common challenges are. In Part 2, we'll explore the learning gamification platform and scenario based learning approach we developed to overcome those challenges.