Design Your Own Games and Activities: Thiagi's Templates for Performance Improvement / Edition 1

Design Your Own Games and Activities: Thiagi's Templates for Performance Improvement / Edition 1

by Sivasailam Thiagarajan, Raja Thiagarajan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787964654

ISBN-13: 9780787964658

Pub. Date: 02/07/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Smart trainers know that games and activities can involve adults in learning like no other instructional method and no one knows more about games than Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan. In this must-have resource, Thiagi shows you how to customize more than thirty different kinds of games — games that fit the circumstances perfectly and that can be designed in

Overview

Smart trainers know that games and activities can involve adults in learning like no other instructional method and no one knows more about games than Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan. In this must-have resource, Thiagi shows you how to customize more than thirty different kinds of games — games that fit the circumstances perfectly and that can be designed in mere minutes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787964658
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/07/2003
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book.

Introduction: Toward Serious Playfulness.

Part 1. Framegames.

1. Introduction to Framegames.

2. Structured Sharing.

3. Creativity Techniques.

4. Interactive Lectures.

5. Textra Games.

6. Item Processing.

7. Video Vitamins.

.8 Debriefing Games.

9. Card Games.

10. Board Games.

11. Matrix Games.

12. Paper-andPencil Games.

13. Instructional Puzzles.

14. Audio Games.

15. Telephone Games.

16. Game Shows.

17. E-Mail Games.

18. Improv Games.

19. Openers.

20. Closers.

Part 2. Simulation Games.

21. Introduction to Simulation Games.

22. Action Learning.

23. Reflective Teamwork Activities.

24. The Case Method.

25. Production Simulation.

26. Training Devices.

27. Metaphorical Simulation Games.

28. Interactive Storytelling.

29. Role Playing.

30. Cash Games.

31. PC Simulations.

32. Jolts.

References.

Glossary of Interactive Strategies.

Activity Indexes.

Resources.

Basic Books on Interactive Strategies.

Classified List of Books on Interactive Strategies.

The Best Resources on Interactive Strategies.

Websites on Interactive Strategies.

Companion Website on the Book.

About the Author.

How to Use the CD-ROM.

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