Turning games into competitions helps to break up the routine of your training session. Participants can have fun and learn at the same time.
Competitive games are active, experiential forms of learning; that is, participants learn from their own actions rather than from what others tell them. This active involvement is motivational—most trainees respond to competition and the incentive to win. In addition, games appeal to learners of differing abilities, because everyone has the opportunity for involvement, and the valuable experience gained from games makes everyone a winner. Moreover, games provide a safe atmosphere for taking risks, away from real-world penalties for mistakes.
Games help trainees retain information and ...