Research Findings in Game Based Learning

Learnovate’s Neil Peirce presented at the 4th meetup in the Learning Tech Labs series. The Meet-up was focused on Gamification!


Looking to answer the questions:

  • What is Gamified learning?
  • Does it improve engagement rates, and knowledge retention?
  • Does it have a measurable impact on performance?

Also speaking at the well attended event were Tony Riley from GotchaNinjas, and Stephen McManus from Riptide Academy

Download a PDF of Neil’s Slides


About Neil:
Neil holds a degree in Computer Science, a Masters in Multimedia Systems and a PhD from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Neil’s PhD research focused on the personalisation of learning experiences within educational video games. He is currently the Technology lead in Learnovate where he is heading up a Horizon 2020 project on creating a personalised learning environment and he is chairing this year’s Game Based Learning Conference.

Lynda Donovan – City & Guilds Kineo Interview

On the 29th of January Learnovate’s Lynda Donovan will present at Learning Technologies. Ahead of the event Learnovate members City & Guilds Kineo interviewed Lynda to provide some insights on “Getting Gaming Right”, you can read the interview here.