Method Interactive hunt
Interactive hunt is a learning method that supports discovering, doing and sometimes competing. Actionbound is an app for playing digitally interactive scavenger hunts to lead the learner on a path of discovery.  During the hunt students may do quizzes, record music or voices, and even record short films. It is very engaging because of the possibility of using mobiles and the kind of competition it generates between teams taking part.
Aim To activate students to discover knowledge and places by themselves.
Target group All courses
Intended learning outcome
  • Exposure to new knowledge
  • Increased ability to learning individually or through group work
  • Enhanced ability to use new technology in learning
The teaching staff member or students prepare an interactive hunt in the Actionbound app.

The students are then divided into groups , they should download the Actionbound app and scan the QR code of the hunt.

The groups then carry out the necessary tasks to accomplish the hunt.

The staff member presents the final scores and results of work done during the hunt.

Preparation The teaching staff member needs to prepare the tasks on Actionbound
Required resources and equipment One smart phone per group with the app installed.
Success factors The success of this method depends on the availability of mobile phones and a good preparation of the hunt before the lesson
Advantages Exposure to new knowledge, increased ability to learn individually or through group work , enhanced ability to use new technology in learning
Disadvantages There is quite a lot of preparation required before the lesson for the person who prepares the hunt.
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