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Debriefing Games: A Download from Design Your Own Games and Activities

Debriefing Games: A Download from Design Your Own Games and Activities

Sivasailam Thiagarajan

ISBN: 978-0-787-97054-3

May 2003, Pfeiffer

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Debriefing Games contains interactive strategies that are used for encouraging reflection and dialogue about an earlier activity or event. Theses games require processing of a common experience to extract key learning points from it. They generally encourage participants to identify and express emotions, recall events and decisions, share lessons learned, relate insights to other real world events, speculate on how things could have been different, and plan for future action.


  • To have participants reflect on an earlier experience and identify important lessons they learned

Group Size: Any number. The best activity involves 10 to 100.

Time Required: 15 to 30 minutes

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