Gamification creates a more effective and engaging learning experience. Gamification can be used effectively to help learners apply their new skills on the job through real life situations in a controlled environment.
1. Better learning environment
Gamification helps reinforce learning as people get to handle real-life like situations in a safe and controlled learning environment.
2. Instant feedback
Gamification provides instant feedback, telling learners whether the decisions they make are right or not, leading them to greater engagement and increased retention.
3. Prompting behavioral change
When used wisely in combination with scientific principles like repeated retrieval and spaced repetition, gamification can increase the effectiveness of the desired behavioral change.