Games and the Gamification of Learning & Instruction Workshop/ Certificate

Games and the Gamification of Learning & Instruction Workshop/ Certificate

New workshop coming soon! 


Based on the bestselling book, this workshop explores what is Gamification and why learning and development professionals should care? In this online workshop, you will learn how to add game elements to your online and classroom instruction to increase engagement, learner retention of content and application of knowledge on-the-job. Learn how to apply evidence and research-based tips and techniques for creating engaging instruction. Discover how research-based practices can drive immersive learning experiences and behavior change through gamification.

Register for the Gamification workshop


  • Professors: Dr. Karl Kapp, Dr. Helmut Doll, Dr. Mary Nicholson, Dr. Timothy Phillips.

Program details

The certificate program consists of five online sessions. Each session will last two hours and include presentations, examples, individual and group activities, and demonstrations of technical processes.  Between sessions participants are expected to complete “homework” activities, participate in online discussions, and to practice the skills presented in the sessions.


Session 1 TBD Gamification: What is it? And Why is it Important?
Session 2 TBD Games and Gamification Elements
Session 3 TBD Motivational Aspects of games and Gamification
Session 4 TBD What Software Should I Use?
(Optional GameMaker session scheduled as desired)
Session 5 TBD Samples, Examples and Best Practices

For the live online sessions participants need to be at a computer with speaker and microphone. All sessions will also be recorded and can be played back in case a participant must miss a live session. Participation in the classes, course Wiki and online activities is required to receive the certificate and Continuing Education Units.

Who should participate

  • eLearning Developers, Training Managers, Instructional Designers, Learning and Development professionals

Registration Details

Register for this certificate program now to reserve a virtual seat. All participants receive a signed copy of “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” by Karl M. Kapp.

Registration for CAC participants: $450, for others : $500

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available.

$50 Group discounts (>=3) are available. Please call 570-389-4506 or contact for details. Workshop size limited to 30.

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