• Training Room

    STEP - Playing for Education Workshop
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore the design and use of prop-based games and activities, with an emphasis on games inspired by ‘escape rooms’.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Teaching Staff

 Playing for Education Masterclass and Workshop 1st and 2nd November 

 Presented by - Giskin Day, Principal Teaching Fellow, Imperial Royal College LONDON

How can we use games as inspiration to enable learning and teaching in higher education?

10:00  - Meet at The Room @ 35 Bath Street Glasgow G2 1HW for escape games in the Mansion Room -  https://riddlerooms.co.uk/our-rooms/mansion-room

12.30 - Lunch at OSDU level 4, GH450/451, 40 George Street

13:30 - Discussion/Workshop

 

 

This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore the design and use of prop-based games and activities, with an emphasis on games inspired by ‘escape rooms’. A popular visitor experience in many cities across the world, escape rooms are based on the premise that teams enter a themed space that they must explore for puzzles. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore escape games as a means of engaging students in playful activities. These can foster discipline-specific knowledge and develop a range of useful transferable skills.

 

 

 Learning outcomes

  •  To demonstrate how escape games can assist with T-CUP (Thinking Clearly Under Pressure) by engaging theory/knowledge in situations of urgency.
  • To explore how playful learning can facilitate transferable skills like teamwork, creativity, critical thinking, risk taking, time management and strategic planning.

  • To discuss the role of prop-based games in encouraging Innovative and engaging way of facilitating teaching and learning.

  UKPSF Dimensions: A1, A2, A4, K2, K3, K4, V1, V4

  



Delivered By: Giskin Day - Imperial College London

Prerequisites

none