When it comes to learning, one of the most important things to consider is how knowledge sticks with a particular learner. eLearning courses and MOOCs typically fail when it comes to knowledge retention. While MOOC completion rates average a dismal 4%, eLearning courses increasingly suffer from poor reputation, making employees feel disengaged.
SPARTED’s mission statement is to help learners retain information, and access that information when they most crucially need it. As millennials enter the workforce and smartphone adoption reaches all-time highs, it becomes increasingly difficult to engage employees with traditional courses. In that context, we strive to find innovative ways to address corporate training problems.
The past years have taught us three important discoveries in that regard:
These discoveries have led us to believe that a new feature combining all three principles was needed: Battle.
Battle ensures knowledge is retained by using previously scheduled content and making players rehearse.
Battle increases engagement in the product, and makes players stick. More players playing campaigns J
Your employees are ever more engaged when using Battle, as its game-based design makes learn rhyme with play.
Battle creates healthy interactions between employees, therefore improving their general commitment towards your company
Battle lets you challenge colleagues in fast-paced, 5-minute duels. Here are the rules of the duel:
You must first activate Battle manually.
Log-in to your SPARTED Back-Office as a MasterAdmin user, and toggle the button shown in the screen below.
Set a maximum number of challenges per day. Players will be able to challenge up to 5 opponents per day.
Start using Battle after completing your Daily Series.
When there aren’t any campaigns scheduled, Battle is available to all!
As you start using Battle you will find that its learning power is even greater than it seems. A player’s core motivation when using Battle is pleasure. Having pleasure so deeply ingrained in the experience yields two important outcomes:
Pauline is the Sales Ops and Product Marketer of SPARTED since early 2019. Her track record at IBM has forged her growth mindset. She likes to bake every time she gets some time to.