|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|
|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.|
Download PDF file:Interactive hunt (198 downloads)