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Serious Games: learning while playing

Do you know what serious games are? They are interactive games (or mini-games) designed with a primary focus on learning and skill development.

Unlike traditional video games, serious games don’t have the sole purpose of enterta

inment, but still offer engaging and immersive environments for educational and training purposes.
Some of its the key features are:
1. Immersive Learning Environments: Serious games transport learners into realistic and engaging virtual worlds, where they can explore, interact, and learn in a safe and controlled environment.
2. Real-World Relevance: Serious games simulate real-life scenarios and challenges, allowing learners to apply knowledge and skills in practical contexts. From emergency response simulations to business strategy games, serious games offer authentic learning experiences.
3. Interactive Engagement: Serious games encourage active participation and engagement through gameplay mechanics such as decision-making, problem-solving, and collaboration. Learners become active agents in their learning journey, driving engagement and motivation.

The top benefits of serious games are, among others:

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1. Experiential Learning: Serious games facilitate experiential learning by providing hands-on practice and immediate feedback. Learners can experiment, make mistakes, and learn from their experiences in a risk-free environment.
2. Skill Development: Serious games promote the development of a wide range of skills, including critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and decision-making. Through gameplay, learners can get these skills and build confidence in their abilities.
3. Personalized Learning: Serious games offer adaptive learning experiences tailored to individual learner needs and preferences. By adjusting difficulty levels, pacing, and content based on learner performance, serious games provide personalized learning pathways for optimal outcomes.
Have you ever try serious games in your training? You will find good examples of it in our NaturBuild training course. Don’t miss it!