When you utter the word "Gaming", everyone (including me ) has a viceral response. Why? Games are compelling, engaging and addictive. And its getting increasing attention in the social media sites to drive engagement. I am not talking about complex games but simple gaming mechanics, the basic idea of employing scoring, points, leader boards, collectable items, levels of achievement etc..You can see them sprinkled across almost major social media sites. Amy Jo Kim, from shufflebrain has done some interesting work in this space, here is one example of gaming mechanics applied to customer support Here is another presentation on applying game mechanics and social media: http://bit.ly/Wn9Pv
How would you like to see gaming applied in day to day learning process?