Kapp, Karl

Karl Kapp

Bloomsburg University

Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D., is a scholar, writer, and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business with a focus on game-thinking, games and gamification for learning. He is a professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA. where he teaches several graduate courses and serves as the Director of Bloomsburg's Institute for Interactive Technologies. The institute works with businesses, non-profits and other organizations to create interactive and meaningful instruction. Karl is an award winning professor and author or co-author of eight books including "The Gamification of Learning and Instruction" and "Play to Learn" which he co-authored with Sharon Boller. Karl is a senior researcher on a grant sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has served as Co-Principle Investigator on two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants related to games and simulations. Karl is founder of the consulting and game development firm, The Wisdom Learning Group, LLC, where he consults internationally with Fortune 500 companies, government entities, and not-for-profits. He has been a TEDx speaker, provided international keynotes and authored eight LinkedIn Learning Courses. In 2017, he was named one of LinkedIn's Top Voices in Education. In 2018, he received the prestigious Guild Master Award from the eLearning Guild and was included on the Corporate eLearning Movers And Shakers List. Follow Karl on twitter @kkapp.