The goal of this course is to introduce teachers to concepts and tools that focus on the pedagogical use of games which can significantly enhance the good quality and effectiveness of education. They will receive training on how to use open educational resources, gain new skills, learn how to implement GBL strategies into their lessons and create a sample lesson. They will also exchange ideas and develop links with teachers from other European countries. After the end of this course, they will have a better understanding of the concept and potential benefits of the Game-Based Learning method and they will have improved the skills and competencies that are required to apply that method in their classroom.
Methodology: The methodology that is going to be used will try to provide participants an effective learning environment for them to actively participate in their learning procedure. The methodology will try to make them incorporate their existing knowledge and experience with the new one, combining theoretical and practical knowledge. The methodology includes presentations, web resources, team-working, examples of good practice, case studies, practical learning by doing, assessment and evaluation.
Target Groups: This course is targeted at educators of various subjects and levels who would like to enrich their teaching methods.
Understand the concept of Game-Based Learning method in education
Game-Based Learning as a teaching method
How to use different types of Games for Enhancing Learning
Critical Thinking through Games
Evaluation technics through Games
How to apply Game-Based Learning methods in the classroom
Advantages and disadvantages of Game-Based Learning method
Application of Game-Based Learning in European countries
Design lesson plans based on Game-Based Learning
Individual Projects, Presentations, and Evaluation
NOTE: Dates and Program may be subject to change
The course is only offered upon request and for groups of 6 or more people from the same organization. Send us an e-mail with the proposed dates and we will make the appropriate arrangements for you!
*The hotel is 2-stars. However, with all it offers is definitely the best value for money.
** Dinners are not included in the package because some participants choose not to follow our night-outs.
*** Transportation airport-hotel-airport is not included because it is refunded by your organization.
*Note that it is the participant’s responsibility to get to our organization’s premises
*Note that this package is only suitable for participants who choose to handle their own transportation via car rental as this is the only alternative way to travel to the course venues