Diving into the Emerging Scope of Learning Games for Workplace Training at the Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1

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Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1

One of the most promising things about technological changes is that it happens at a very fast pace. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons which contribute towards advancements in e-learning strategies and the way modern learners interact during the program. Modern organizations are investing in adopting game-based learning approach to stay ahead of the curve. When training courses are delivered in the form of games, the overall learning experience becomes more fun and engaging. Game-based learning incorporates themes, fantasies and other elements to boost learner participation, confidence and knowledge retention levels. It drives learners into a virtual space where they can practice, make mistakes and learn from the consequences. As per Gartner, the game-based learning market is expected to reach $11 billion globally by 2020. [Source: https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/PressReleases/gamification.asp]. Undoubtedly, learning games play a vital role in delivering interactive e-learning sessions to facilitate overall corporate training experience.

On December 4, 2018, we attended Game Developer Conference (GDC), India’s largest game industry event, where proficient game development leaders discussed the emerging scope of games in e-learning. GDC brings thousands of game designers, artists and programmers from all over to share new ideas and technological moves that will change the training landscape. During this event, we met different people at interactive spaces, theme-based areas such as retro games, childhood fantasies, indie games and more. The main highlight of this event was recognizing some of the finest games that were incorporated with e-learning and seeking inspiration to create more creative games in the future. To know more, write at [email protected].

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Jyoti Sabharwal

Jyoti Sabharwal heads the Presales division in G-Cube Solutions. She is a highly proficient with the design principle, project management and learning solution skills.

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