This post is not about the efficacy or meta-analysis studies of using games in e-learning (although, here’s a nice summary of three key points by Karl Kapp). Rather, this post is about how using a game engine can take your gamified learning design to the next level.
What’s a Game Engine?
A game engine is like your e-learning authoring tools—such as Storyline, Captivate or Lectora. While an e-learning authoring tool produces an online module, a game engine’s ultimate out