Scrum Simulation With Minecraft – Free E-book

Scrum Simulation With MinecraftThe products of my MSc dissertation at the University of Liverpool includes two gamified learning activities, focused on teaching agile project management.

To design these learning activities I created a pre-exercise survey for agile instructors, that was answered by several agile instructors. There was a question asking them to rank the four values of the Agile Manifesto in terms of difficulty of comprehension by students, the best placed in the ranking was:

“Responding to change over following a plan.”

The same ranking was answered for the twelve principles of the agile manifesto. The three best placed in the ranking … Read the rest

Scrum Values & Roles Card Game

The products of my MSc dissertation at the University of Liverpool includes two gamified learning activities, focused on teaching agile project management. To design these learning activities I created a pre-exercise survey for agile instructors, that was answered by several agile instructors. According to the results, the most relevant set of game-based mechanics to be covered on the learning activities are: goals, cooperation and time.

With this set of game-based mechanics in mind, I do believe that a cooperative card game , with specific goals and a countdown clock will be a perfect match. The thematic of the game … Read the rest

Agile Project Management References

Click here to see my agile bookshelf @GoodReads. If you prefer, click in the books below:

Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products
Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition
The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility
Agile Estimating and Planning

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Gamification References

Click here to see my gamification bookshelf @GoodReads. If you prefer, click in the books below:

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education
The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice
Gamification in Education and Business
Gamify: How Gamification Motivates People to Do Extraordinary Things
Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
Transforming Learning and It Management Through Gamification
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