The Participatory Roles Play Simulation in a Social and Collective Learning Context

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 113)


Knowledge building and behavioral change takes place by participation in collective learning process. Participatory learning methods and intellectual interaction between people are an effective part of professional development. This paper discusses the role of game play in engaging actively stakeholder in a collective learning. This paper intends to investigate the factors facilitating the learning capability while designing a participatory role play model process. In order to delineate a general model, we have conducted two experiments in different Norwegian organizations. The goal was to investigate the evidences of using role play game in a participatory as a suitable tool fostering collective learning.


Social Game Knowledge Acquisition Collective Learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College of Buskerud, HIBUKongsbergNorway
  2. 2.University College of Hedmark, ØSIRRenaNorway
  3. 3.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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