Simulation games, role playing, outdoor adventures, dramatic demonstrations, and other experiential activities provide highly motivating training. Unfortunately, however, their effectiveness is often dubious. The participants become excited, but they do not get the point. The Debriefing format follows experiential activities with an effective discussion to maximize their instructional value.

Key Feature

A debriefing discussion to elicit and share useful insights follows a brief and powerful experiential activity.

When to Use This Game

Debriefing is most effective in the following situations:

  • The instructional content involves counterintuitive ...

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