I frequently conduct brainstorming during my live classes, which work well dividing the class into table groups, use flip charts etc. I have found it much harder to get discussion / brainstorming…Continue
"The simplest, easiest, and cheapest solution for games that have been used in the Federal government, are solitary, and can show understanding of learning content are question-based games such as Thiagi's game frames (Web Game Shells…"
"Thanks Pierre. Meanwhile, what is your background? Would it make sense to speak directly about this?
With respect to multiplayer games:
1. For the mandatory all-staff training, any "game" I would use would have to fit…"
"There are quite a few MMOG, many of them free, or inexpensive. You might define some desirable characteristics, such as team work, the importance of sharing documents, the dangers of improper procedure, and see if there is not one or more that…"
"If a game sticks closely to the specialty of the players (e.g., an accounting game for accountants), it is natural for them to folow their routine and habits. When the objective is to stimulate awareness of what is the regular environment, I suggest…"
"Pierre: Thanks for responding. Yes, it needs to be an online game because we have a large and dispersed organization. Worse, and I should have been clear about this in my original post, the game needs to be mostly…"
"You may need to back up a bit and start from the beginning. First, a game is a poor tool to push a particular message (what I call the Trap of the right answer). A game as a learning tool is interesting in that it gives an opportunity to test…"
I need to develop refresher training for a security policy. My thought is to share the policy (or excerpts of it) and then have the employees play an online game to reinforce/evidence their knowledge. As an added objective, I would like to improve communication between staff and their managers regarding this policy, so would like as part of the game that there be a piece of information about the policy that staff can only obtain by asking their manger (or vice versa). Any ideas on what type…See More
"Richard, I use a couple of methods quite effectively. One is to have participants use Chat to submit suggestions as fast as they can. (The chats should be sent to All, not just you, so everyone can see them.) You can then capture (copy) those…"
I frequently conduct brainstorming during my live classes, which work well dividing the class into table groups, use flip charts etc. I have found it much harder to get discussion / brainstorming going in virtual versions of the same class (so far using iLinc to conduct the webinars). Any suggestions on how to make get brainstorming in a virtual environment? One suggestion, which I have used and is somewhat effective, is to ask participants to e-mail me one idea for the brainstorm in advance,…See More