DBs stimulate problem-solving skills, learning and/or raise awareness on a topic:
1)Define the topic – relevant subject
2)Conceptualize a problem around the defined topic
Besides the topic,
What kind of skills do you want your learners to improve?
What competences are you going to focus on?
It will have a single or a multidisciplinar theme?
Think about the DB aim!
Like every educational resource, DBs content should be adapted to their target-group:
The storyline will be the backbone of the game Development. Consider:
You can use popular films, books, or games to grab learners’ attention right at the beginning.
Considerations to design the DB as a group activity: Less than 6 players to avoid disorganization
(Makri et. al., 2021)
Puzzles and Clues: