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    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

Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.