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Skills Converged > Creative Writing Exercise: The Last Straw

Skills Converged > Creative Writing Exercise: The Last Straw | Serious Play | Scoop.it

In this creative writing exercise delegates change a given instruction to a funny statement that is deemed more effective. The humour helps to increase the likelihood of the instruction being followed and also make it more memorable. It is a good exercise for writing short instructions/signs to be used in public places.

  
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Convert a typical instruction found in public to something that is more engaging and more likely to be followed.
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Fun Theory no Pinterest

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Games For Civic Participation, Social Causes, And Fun

Games For Civic Participation, Social Causes, And Fun | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"Games allow you to create a system that when people participate, they generate a story," says Jeff Watson, a proponent of "civic games"--play that’s not just for fun, but has some underlying social purpose. "When people participate, it’s a lot more powerful than someone telling them what to do."

 

Organizations are increasingly turning toward online gaming as a way to draw attention and educate people about their issues. Here are some of the best.

 

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Fun - as work should be

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Stephen Walker explores the essential elements that characterise a game from a performance measurement.


A game? Work should be a game? Does your protestant work ethic rebel? Surely everyone knows people work to survive, they need money – that isn’t a game. Would you dismiss gamification as some new-fangled technical solution to a problem that doesn’t exist? What if I said gamification has been alive and kicking for all my working life? And that is a long time. 
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games and fun — DeepFUN

The fifth chapter in Marc Prensky’s Digital Game-Based Learning, is called Fun, Play and Games: What Makes Games Engaging (PDF). I wanted to share the introductory part with you. 

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The Fun Theory

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This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better

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