North American Simulation and Gaming Association

Brandon Carson
  • Male
  • San Carlos, CA
  • United States
Share

Brandon Carson's Friends

  • Melissa Peterson
  • Mark Smallwood
  • Ra Acosta
  • Aaron Farr
  • Eve Chosak
  • Daniel Bell
  • William Eugene Warner
  • Nadir Karanjia
  • Aaron Kesher
  • Andrew Dunn
  • Andy Thorp
  • Javier Giese
  • Scott Parker
  • Susan Elton
  • Dave Matte

Brandon Carson's Groups

Brandon Carson's Discussions

New SIMAGES: Hot Off the Press

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brandon Carson Jun 18, 2010. 5 Replies

Jobs Postings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Margaret Wolff May 17, 2010. 2 Replies

Gifts Received (1)

 

Brandon Carson's Page

Latest Activity

Corey Papastathis replied to Brandon Carson's discussion What really is Immersive Learning? in the group Game Design Brainstorming
"I think immersive learning starts with the learner.  No game environment or online tool can capture the interest of a learner that doesn't already hold a small interest in what it provides.  Learners can become engrossed in a learning…"
Feb 7, 2013
Susanne Taylor joined Brandon Carson's group
Thumbnail

Game Design Brainstorming

This group is dedicated to sharing learning game ideas, designs, and experiences delivering/receiving games in classroom and online. We can share, learn, and brainstorm together!
Dec 6, 2012
Brandon Carson added a discussion to the group Game Design Brainstorming
Thumbnail

Activity for Writing Self-Assessments

I've been asked to come up with some interesting and fun activities to teach workers at a game company how to write their own self-assessments. It's a rote HR process, and they're wanting to make it more fun, "immersive" and interesting.The objectives for the experience are to introduce the wider performance management process, to teach employees more about managing their own career development, and to teach them the mechanics of writing a good self-assessment.I've got about 90 minutes of class…See More
Nov 29, 2012
Profile IconThere are 944 members on North American Simulation and Gaming Association
Nov 27, 2012
Brandon Carson shared Greg Koeser's discussion on Twitter
Oct 19, 2012
Brandon Carson replied to Brandon Carson's discussion What really is Immersive Learning? in the group Game Design Brainstorming
"I agree. I've only seen it in context of learning languages as well. Some work colleagues are beginning to use the term more and more. I generally tend to think of it as an authentic modeling of a work situation. Similar to a scenario, but with…"
Oct 16, 2012
Pierre Corbeil replied to Brandon Carson's discussion What really is Immersive Learning? in the group Game Design Brainstorming
"I have only seen the term used for language learning. It means that the student is in an environment where he must use the language for all activities, from the hot and cold water taps - C et F - to the actual classes to interactions with the other…"
Oct 12, 2012
Jeremy J. S. B. Hall replied to Brandon Carson's discussion What really is Immersive Learning? in the group Game Design Brainstorming
"Tongue in cheek I suggest that "immersive learning" is where you drown learners in all the irrelevant complexity of the "real world".   Surely, learning must focus on needs and multi-media intensive may be cool but may be…"
Oct 8, 2012
Greg Koeser replied to Brandon Carson's discussion What really is Immersive Learning? in the group Game Design Brainstorming
"I went to a conference that called itself Immersive Learning university. They defined Immersive Learning as multi-media intensive, and decision-tree intensive to give the feel of the moment and pressure for decisions.  It seemed like it was…"
Oct 8, 2012
Brandon Carson added a discussion to the group Game Design Brainstorming
Thumbnail

What really is Immersive Learning?

I'm on a call now where several people are debating what "immersive learning" is. Anyone interested in adding their voice to "what you think immersive learning is"?See More
Oct 8, 2012
Brandon Carson shared Greg Koeser's photo on Twitter
Oct 4, 2012
Brandon Carson shared Greg Koeser's photo on Twitter
Oct 4, 2012
Brandon Carson shared Greg Koeser's photo on Facebook
Oct 4, 2012
Brandon Carson shared chris saeger's video on Facebook
Jul 19, 2012
Profile IconThere are 859 members on North American Simulation and Gaming Association
Jul 6, 2012

Profile Information

About Me:
Director of Training, Bill.com
Website:
http://blog.clsllc.com

Brandon Carson's Blog

NASAGA Digest

Posted on March 18, 2010 at 5:39am 1 Comment

Hi all,
Thanks to Chris Saeger and Greg Koeser we now have a network email digest app available. Simply go to the Connect -> NASAGA Digest tab and sign up to receive an email digest of the activities that occur on the site!

Thanks to Chris and Greg for finding this cool app!

-brandon

New blog post: Designing for the Auto-Compulsion Loop

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 2:41pm 0 Comments

A new post on my blog considers how instructional designers can leverage the motivational elements of games like Farmville and Mafia Wars to improve workplace performance...

10 Ways to use Facebook for Training

Posted on December 2, 2009 at 4:20pm 0 Comments

Dolly and I blogged on how to use Facebook for training today at
http://bit.ly/7iO3GQ... but I'm wondering if anyone on the NASAGA
community has used Facebook for training, and if so, what your
thoughts are on it.

Yale Game Theory Course Online and Free!

Posted on October 10, 2009 at 9:33am 0 Comments

Open Yale University continues to offer free online content. This course is a Game Theory course. Description:



This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and… Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of North American Simulation and Gaming Association to add comments!

Join North American Simulation and Gaming Association

At 3:32pm on March 02, 2010, Jimbo gave Brandon Carson a gift
Gift
Brandon, Greatly appreciate all the work you've done to get this site up and running. It will change the flavor and tone of NASAGA for many years. Jimbo
At 1:35pm on October 2, 2009, Frank Medlar said…
Thanks so much, Brandon. This is awesome. I look forward to seeing you at NASAGA. SO excited about that. BTW, I was knocked out by your post about the NYC curriculum. Shared it with someone right away.
 
 
 

© 2014   Created by Brandon Carson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service