In the gaming industry we usually talk about game performance as a measure of how well a system can render graphics, but in training we talk about it in terms of how well it can train! The concept, however, is germane to both, that of creating the best possible user experience. The difference is that in training games, we measure how well the game delivered training. But we are going to discuss something deeper here, the idea of the game mechanic, theme or narrative enhancing learning.
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Design choices were driven by our target audience: salon employees such as stylists and managers. Salon employees are on the move all day, not sitting at a desk with immediate access to a computer. They have very little time to devote to training. We designed the eLearning program to include small bursts of five-minute activities with self-paced modules that could be taken during breaks or in between customer appointments.