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Adventure Initiative Games: Playing towards Social Competence

WithJULE HILDMANN

Introduction Adventure initiative games (AIGs) are games dedicated to nurturing social and personal skills in their participants. Th ey are frequently embedded in the Experiential Education Approach . Th is chapter will give an insight into essential features of initiative games and how to systematically design a new one, including security issues and other noteworthy aspects. A practical example is presented as well as the summary of an empirical study that investigated the eff ect of initiative games in school with teenage students.