What happens in Pumping the Colors: How teams behave in a typical session, How Pumping The Colors was developed and how it has been used, and Why Pumping the Colors and similar type experiences help adults learn better than lecture, videos, computer based training and other techniques.
My focus in this talk is on organizations, businesses, volunteer groups, or any other group made up of people from different cultures for the purpose of creating common cause whether that is a product, a service, or a benefit for the community. To develop this skill a person needs to know and understand different cultures as well as know how to apply the basic principles of organizational development and leadership.
Garry Shirts developed the following schema to help him think more accurately about gaming and simulation activities. The basis of this classification system is three kinds of very different but related activities: simulations, games, contests.
Game design is a very personal activity and that there are no right answers.
I also dislike the name “reality” TV because it implies there is only one reality and the show is it. When I teach simulation and game design, I make the point that there are many different realities not just one.
An experiential simulation can be a wonderful training method. But it’s easy to create one that is not as effective as it could be. Here are some suggestions for improving your chances of being successful.
Today, my goal is to give you some suggestions for creating a new school culture in which staff members, teachers and students feel safe, feel valued and have the opportunity to be as productive and creative as each person wants to be.