Products and how to use them

Product Use  Example

Answers booklet

This resource contains all of the questions and answers for the unit of competency and is used as the reference for determining if players have correctly answered questions. This means the players can run the game rather than a facilitator, and have an agreed point of truth to act as referee on any contentious player answers. This is a Word doc booklet that can be customised by trainers.
Starter pack

This resource contains:

  • Game board
  • Answers
  • Question cards
For the unit of competency. This is the ideal resource for first time users of these games. The game runs like a simplified Monopoly game. The resource is a Word doc that can be customised as needed
Quiz This resource is a PowerPoint customised to units of competency. They can be used in class but are particularly useful for online games in webinars and other videoconferencing opportunities. It runs like a game of Jeopardy and can be customised by the trainer using your own content or other Q&A from the Answers booklet for the unit of competency.

Question cards

 

These are the question cards for the unit of competency and assumes that you already have the game board and Answers booklet of the unit. This is a Word doc that can be customised by the trainer. It requires back to back printing.

 

THINK game

 

The THINK! Game is similar to a game of Concentration, where players match the question to the answer card. This game is ideal for students wanting to review information from the unit of competency. The resource is a Word doc that can be customised as needed. It requires back to back printing

Game board

 

This resource contains:

  • Gameboard for the training package
  • Game rules
  • Tally sheet

Language, literacy and numeracy activities

 

This resource is a Word doc that can be customised to student needs. Each unit of competency has an LLN resource and usually contains:

  • Crossword
  • Find-a-word
  • Cloze activity
  • Spelling practise
  • Reading other fonts
  • Numeracy activity (if relevant to unit)

Trainer tracking sheet

This is an Excel spreadsheet for trainer use in tracking student competency during game play. Trainers may need to customise the sheet depending on the unit being assessed.
Team quiz challenge This resource can be paired with any unit of competency Answers booklet. The trainer run a Pub Quiz-like activity using the Answers booklet as the source of questions, students work in teams to answer the questions. Ideal as a class formative assessment or topic review.
Serious Games for Training and Assessment e-book Get an overview of how 'serious games' work in training and assessment Serious games for training and assessment
Serious Games for Training and Assessment video

Watch the game being played and listen to the debrief and student reflections. (3m38sec)

https://youtu.be/oeEePbu8-b8 https://youtu.be/oeEePbu8-b8

Serious games for training and assessment