Training Games: Everything You Need to Know About Using Games to Reinforce Learning
Susan El-Shamy | ISBN: 1579220401 | PDF | 222 pages | 2001 | 1 MB
Games constitute a wonderful tool for engaging learners and reinforcing learning.This is a practical and entertaining introduction to using games and structured learning activities in training. It is the first book to combine gaming rationale, hands-on advice and sample games. Susan El-Shamy begins with an overview of the benefits of using games, touches on the learning psychology foundations of game playing, describes the most common types of games, and provides guidelines for choosing games appropriate for given objectives. She offers seasoned advice on how to set up and conduct games and on how to assess their effectiveness. She concludes with suggestions on how to adapt existing games and activities to new purposes and, beyond that, on how the reader can create and design his or her own games.