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How to Fail Your Research Degree

Research skills are hard to teach in a motivating and memorable way. “How to Fail Your Research Degree” is a light-hearted tabletop game which familiarises students with the various academic skills and activities necessary to undertake post-graduate research and the risks and pitfalls that can affect a research degree.

A digital version of this game is currently in development.

http://howtofailyourresearchdegree.com/

Creative Thinking Quest

This online Choose Your Own Adventure is focussed on developing students’ skills in project design.

https://daisyabbottitchio.itch.io/creative-thinking-quest

Photograph of stacked meeple from the game On the Shoulders of Giants, a mod of Meeple Circus.

On the Shoulders of Giants

This tabletop game is a mod of Meeple Circus. It focusses on increasing students’ knowledge and confidence of literature search and literature review techniques.

You need to buy a copy of Meeple Circus to play. The files below allow the game to be used for purposeful play for learning about how to do a literature review.

Agents of Change Toolkit

These 8 ‘minigames’ or playful activities were co-designed with educators as part of a project which aimed to accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals for schools and educators.

https://www.agentsofchangetoolkit.org/games/

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