Rob Alvarez - Advancing Education and Training into the Future


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This week my guest is Rob Alvarez of the Professor Game Podcast -

For several years, Rob has been creating the engaging interactive learning materials used every day in business education at a leading business school. Since he jumped onto gamification he's been searching for as much information out there as he could find and applying it to projects with epic wins and lessons learned.

Recently Rob launched the Professor Game podcast where he offers his listeners the opportunity to learn from his guests as they disclose their offer the listeners all the possible value to learn from their wildest successes and their FAILs (First Attempt in Learning).

In this interview you’ll get the best of what Rob’s been able to learn in less than thirty minutes, including:

  • Why gamification is the way to go about learning.
  • Key learning's from IE Business School's publishing department.
  • What you can take from his journey and apply to your own practice.

About Rob Alvarez: Rob is a speaker and designer on gamification for education, as well as the host of Professor Game Podcast. There, he interviews successful practitioners, experts and gurus of gamification to inspire teachers, professors and educational leaders to use gamification to make education amazing. He's also at IE Business School, ranked consistently one of Europe's top 5 and top 10 worldwide, where he works with interactive, engaging learning experiences.

Connect with Rob: Website- Twitter: @RobAlvarezB LinkedIn:

About the Host: Monica Cornetti Featured on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek, Monica works with individuals and organizations who want to learn how to think differently to achieve uncommon results. A gamification speaker and designer, Monica was rated #1 among the “Gamification Gurus Power 100” by RISE in 2015, 2016, and 2017, and was also recognized as a Top 3 Finalist in the “Gamification Guru of the Year Award” by the World Gamification Congress held in Barcelona, Spain.

Monica is the Founder and CEO of Sententia Gamification, Founder of the International Gamification Conference and Expo, and the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica is hired for her skill as a gamification speaker and is considered at the top of her field in gamification design for corporate learning.

She is a graduate of Seton Hill with a BA in psychology, and The University of Houston-Victoria where she earned a Masters Degree in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship, voted by Forbes Small Business as one of the top 5 programs for entrepreneurial education in the country.

Connect with Monica: On Twitter: @monicacornetti

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