Game Changer: Game-Based Learning And The Future Of L&D From The Engagement Experts

| May 9, 2018

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Learning games are the key to unlocking maximum engagement from your training content. Instead of subjecting your learners to passive eLearning, learning games demand interaction at every point.Despite the proven effectiveness of learning games, there is still some resistance when it comes to trying something new. In this white paper, we’ll examine the reasons for this, along with a treasure trove of other resources including:What learning games are and why they work.

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Promethean is a global education technology company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st-century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered and successful.We believe that education technology solutions must enhance 4 critical capabilities for schools, teachers and students–engagement, personalization, collaboration and feedback. We accomplish these through award-winning products and services that comprise the Promethean Modern Classroom.

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