Learning is anything but fun and needs a lot of self-discipline? Not necessarily. Interactive and innovative forms of learning such as action learning contribute to learners’ motivation and gamify the educational process. In this article, we explain how this learning method works and why the action-oriented approach is so effective.
Wargaming is one of the oldest simulation methods, the history of which goes back to the 17th century. The approach originated in conflict games that were used to prepare for unexpected developments in military conflicts. So-called wargames were used to anticipate the reactions of the opponents and to be able to act more though at a strategic level.1