The ABCD Model

There are many instructional design models used to create instruction. One that is commonly unheard of or mentioned is the ABCD Model. Recently I had to opportunity to sit in on a seminar about this instructional design model and took part in a brief workshop exploring how it works. The ABCD Model is a refreshing take…

Elements of Gamifitainment (Gamification + Edutainment)

There are certain elements that make Gamification and Edutainment successful. Here I have listed those elements that will be discussed in an ongoing series titled ‘Elements of Gamifitainment.’ They include: Story(telling) Gameplay Space Immersion Rules Goals/Objectives Components Mechanics Aesthetics/Theme Challenge/Conflict Fun Factor Resources Rewards Strategy and Chance Music Constraints So keep checking back with us…