Game based learning and the #gamification of learning are all the rage but pointless games and leaderboards are no solution for increasing performance. Here are two items, One from Cathy Moore on Action Mapping and one from Clarke Quinn on "Engagification" These sum up my view on the design of relevant learning. Practicing meaningful skills in an engaging ways.
First Cathy Moore on Action Mapping
And "Engagification" by Clarke Quinn.