Workshop: Simulation games are part of the future of public health education (Friday 10th May 2019, 10:00-13:00)

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David Smith
Workshop: Simulation games are part of the future of public health education (Friday 10th May 2019, 10:00-13:00)

Presenter: Mrs. Irina Wagner, Senior Health Advisor, The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Presenter: Mohamed Abdelwahab, Junior Health Advisor, The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Games are fun and can bring in parallel learning processes on work environment beside the main learning objectives. Participants can learn and practice on the competencies needed in their professional career. Limited literature suggests that learning outcomes might be similar, but long-term impact might be higher. More courses are now integrating games as part of their curriculums. At The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, we have three games that are used in educational programs.

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