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Jun 7, 2022

Gamification promises fun activities, increased user engagement and – ultimately – better workplace learning. But do points and badges really make a difference?

In this week's episode of The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Ross G, Sean, Tracey and podcasting n00b Sam Brown tackle this issue.

We discuss:

  • The difference between ‘gamification’ and ‘game-based learning’
  • Good and bad examples of gamification
  • Common gamification mistakes.

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In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Sean shared the origins of the croissant:

Tracey discussed the origins of Neptune balls:

And Ross discussed the meaning of sailor tattoos:

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