Clinch Power: Enhancing the student experience through a Pedagogy of Play (Humanities Teaching Academy Workshops 2019-20)
|Dates:||14 January 2020|
|Times:||14:00 - 15:30|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Humanities|
This session explores the contribution of games and “play “like activities to enhancing teaching and learning in lectures, seminars and academic advisement. Drawing from theoretical foundations in experiential learning, activity systems and critical reflection the session briefly outlines a play-based pedagogy. The main focus will be case studies of the power of games and artefacts such as Lego in teaching diverse subjects including management, research methods and employability. It will be argued that there is a clinch power in games that enables participation, depth of understanding and engagement that enhances the experience for students and teachers.
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