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Research shows that game-based learning techniques can improve students’ understanding of class material. Tima Miroshnichenko/Pexels

Using game-based learning to teach economics during times of disruption

Real-life experience suggests that game-based learning (GBL) techniques can be useful in reducing student anxiety toward technical and/or abstract concepts and in increasing class involvement.
More and more employees are using digital tools to acquire new professional skills. Shutterstock

Digital technology and the rise of new informal learning methods

As new ways of working have spread throughout the workplace, a culture of lifelong learning is competing with the traditional practice of on-the-job training.
Residents play Pimp my Suburb, an exercise in engaging the community in achieving higher density while preserving what they love about their neighbourhood. Anthony Duckworth-Smith

Playing games? It’s a serious way to win community backing for change

Faced with local planning changes like infill development people often fear they could lose the neighbourhood they love. But serious games are proving effective in giving locals a say in their future.

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