TK 2013

Hey folks,

If you are looking for the ASTD 2013 live presentation, these are the slides:


If you are here from the ASTD Webinar on May 15th, 2013, these are the slides you are looking for: Psychology of Games for Learning

The slides from the TechKnowledge 2013 presentation are available here in PDF format: Using Game Design to Create Accomplishment-based Learning


Some other resources:

Blog Posts

Usable Learning Game-related blog posts:

Usable Learning Instructional Design Comics:


Books Referenced:

  • Electronic Performance Support System  by Gloria Gery
  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (A reasonable Wikipedia explanation can be found at )
  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Paul Gee
  • The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt
Game Articles:
General Articles
Egghead stuff
A few other things that are just worthwhile:
Meaningful Play – Getting Gamification Right
Designing Games for the “43-year old woman”

2 thoughts on “TK 2013

  1. Thanks for a great session yesterday, I’m just getting started in moving toward gamification for some of our learning initiatives….while pieces we have used before and currently–I’m totally intrigued by finding the balance. We have a diverse learner population, age, education and attention span! I look forward to reviewing the resources you’ve posted!

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