Serious Gaming as tool
for training care-professionals Who am I What is a serious game? Serious games are designed for the purpose of solving a problem. Although serious games can be entertaining, their main purpose is to train, investigate, or advertise. The primary purpose it other than pure entertainment.
Ben Sawyer's Taxonomy >> What is a Game? a physical or mental contest, played according to specific rules, with the goal of amusing or rewarding the participant.
A game contains:
reward/achievement Gaming in care Physical workout or rehabilitation
Tool for training professionals Games for physical workout or rehabilitation Games for mental workout Games as tool for training professionals
Education= skill + knowledge + attitude
save costs (versus real practice)
upgrade quality in care
warming up - more sharp performance
stress control + triage
review + validation
earn money Games for influencing behavior www.ellisinwonderland.nl/zorg http://discovermagazine.com/2001/may/cover Preventive= healthy living http://dewerelddraaitdoor.vara.nl/Video-detail.628.0.html?&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=18809&tx_ttnews[backPid]=626&tx_ttnews[cat]=148&cHash=60114863c3668ff97f108d8ad8b52fde Why a game? Tell me, I will forget.
Show me, I will remember.
Involve me, I will understand.
Confucius 479 BC reality versus abstraction Experience/practise on rare situations Train skill and procedures,
motivation to practice (competition) Commercial use, business case Recruitment http://www.americasarmy.com/ Train skill and procedures Experience Efficiency in protocols LEAN- Process- Quality and
Continuous Improvement (Play with me, I will be motivated to apply)See the full transcript