Adults learn better when they are engaged and there’s no better way to make your workshops more engaging than to reinforce key concepts with fun and creative games. Play along as you learn how to design, develop and facilitate games that support your training.
Who should attend:
Course designers, instructors and subject matter experts who are interested in adding games that support adult learning theory to their courses.
Training and line managers who are responsible for evaluating impact of training and learning initiatives.
Six Key Benefits:
Experience for yourself how different types of games can engage learners and promote meaningful learning.
Receive a checklist for selecting and evaluating games.
Learn strategies to handle resistance to using games in training programs.
Take home templates to help you design and develop games quickly and inexpensively.
Learn how to properly debrief games in six stages so that your learners gain meaning, useful insights, and value.
Leave with over 60 descriptions and examples of icebreakers, learning games and closers.
Describe the relevance of games to adult learning theory.
Use strategies for handling learner resistance to training games.
Identify types of games.
Explain the advantages of using various types of games.
Select appropriate and effective games.
Evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of games.
Discuss the value of debriefing games.
Select and create post-game debriefing questions.
Design an effective game.
FUNDAMENTALS OF USING GAMES
Why use games?
Learning Theory and Games.
Strategies for Dealing with Resistance to Games.
Selecting and Evaluating Games.
Did they learning anything? (The 6 Stages of Debriefing Games.
TYPES OF GAMES
Guidelines for Creating, Selecting and Using:
DESIGNING AND DEVELOPING GAMES
Faster, Cheaper, Better Ganes.
Applying What You Learn
Participate in at least nine different games
Design your own game
Strategies for Dealing with Resistance to Games
Checklist for Selecting and Evaluating Games
67 Debriefing Questions
Guidelines for Icebreakers
Guidelines for Learning Games
Guidelines for Closers
Template for Designing and Facilitating Games
Game Board Template
Detailed Instructions for 9 Games
37 Types of Learning Games
One day - $699
* optional post-workshop project: an additional fee will apply for a detailed review and feedback of a game created post workshop. Call us for the details.