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Book Club

  • 13 Sep 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Milktooth (534 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203)
  • 5


  • Current member of ATD-CIC

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Book Club: Play to Learn

Author: Sharon Boller & Karl M. Kapp

Wednesday September 13th, 2017

Join other ATD-CIC chapter members as we challenge ourselves to read more and share what we are learning both in person and virtually via our Linkedin Group. Monthly discussions will center around a book chosen by group members and led by Lida Pinkham and Beth Whitsett.

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Get to know the authors:

Sharon Boller is president and chief product officer of Bottom-Line Performance (BLP), a learning solutions firm she founded in 1995. Sharon has grown BLP from a single-woman sole proprietorship to a $3M+ company with 30 team members. Under Sharon’s direction, BLP created the Knowledge Guru learning game platform. Knowledge Guru is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including the coveted Brandon Hall Gold award for best innovation in gaming and technology (2014). BLP has also produced a wide array of other award-winning learning solutions. They earned Brandon Hall awards for best advance in sales training, best use of games and simulations for learning in 2014. They've earned numerous Horizon Awards as well.

Karl Kapp is a professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, and is the author behind the widely read Kapp Notes blog and a regular contributor to ATD’s Learning Technologies Blog. Karl has written or co-authored six books on the convergence of learning and technology, including the bestselling The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. In that book, Karl explores the research and theoretical foundations behind effective game-based learning. He examines everything from variable reward schedules to the use of avatars to the use of games to teach pro-social behaviors. He also has authored The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice. Karl's latest book, co-authored with Sharon Boller, is Play to Learn (ATD Press).

Session Details:

Location: Milktooth (534 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203)

Time: 7:30am - 8:30am

Registration is limited to 6 participants.


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