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THE POWER OF PLAY IN HIGHER EDUCATION


What is it?

This book examines the increasing popularity of creativity and play in tertiary learning, and how it can be harnessed to enhance the student experience at university.


Who is it for?

Instructors who wish to learn more about the importance of play within higher education.


What can it do?

While play is often misunderstood as something ‘trivial’ and associated with early years education, the editors and contributors argue that play contributes to social and human development and relations at a fundamental level.

Table of Contents:
  • Making a Case for the Playful University
  • Exploration: Becoming Playful - The Power of a Ludic Module
  • Exploration: ESCAPE! Puccling Out Learning Theories Through Play
  • Exploration: 'I Learned to Play Again' The Integration of Active Play as Learning Experience for Sports Coaching Undergraduates
  • Sketch: The Training Game







James, A. & Nerantzi, C. (eds.) (2019). The power of play in higher education. London: Palgrave Macmillan.