Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University
Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D., is a professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA. where he teaches instructional game design and gamification classes. He is the Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies and is recognized internationally as one of the foremost experts in the application of games, game-thinking and gamification to learning. He has authored or co-authored eight books including "The Gamification of Learning and Instruction", it’s accompanying fieldbook and the widely popular, "Play to Learn". His latest co-authored book is titled: "Microlearning: Short but Sweet". He is author of several LinkedIn Learning courses including “Gamification of Learning,” “Sales Gamification” and “Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement.” Karl’s work explores the research, theoretical foundations and application of gamification, game-thinking and game-based learning. He shares his expertise and knowledge through consulting, workshops and one-on-one mentoring with start-up firms, Fortune 100 companies and various governmental agencies. Karl speaks, consults and conducts workshops around the world always working to bring fun, play, learning and productivity together.