Not Found
On Demand

The Humanity of Board Games: Getting to those Nooks & Crannies that Technology Cannot Reach


Total Credits: 1 Advance Credits

Average Rating:
Not yet rated
Presenters:
Oana Popa Rengle
Duration:
1 hour, 3 minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jan 30, 2020


Tag: Conference


Overview

In a world where video gaming relies heavily on the latest technological advances to create very expensive interactive worlds, board games are thriving. The board games market grew steadily in the past decade and it is worth almost $10B; astonishingly, board games raise 8-9 times more money than video games do via crowdfunding. There is something profoundly human about playing a board game. They reach something deep in humans that no amount of technology can. And this is what QRCs need to learn because this is actually our edge and our future in an ever-technologized research industry. This presentation will cover two parts: Explore from a psychological perspective what is so profoundly human about board games and how qualitative researchers can use these learnings, irrespective of the method they choose. Tips & tricks on how to create dedicated board games for qualitative research. While this theme is not new for qualitative research, attendees will learn how to transform research into a boardgame from beginning to end, by starting from gaming principles and theory, from the psychology of board games, and getting inspired by the most popular board games out there.

Handouts

Presenters

Oana Popa Rengle's Profile

Oana Popa Rengle Related seminars and products

Qualitative Research Consultant

Anamnesis Consult SRL


Oana Popa Rengle has a lifelong passion for qualitative research, with 19 years of experience. In June 2004, she set up Anamnesis as the first qual-research boutique in Romania. Since 2017, she has been consulting independently on qualitative research and strategic insight integration into business. In 2016, Oana received QRCA’s Global Scholarship award. Since 2018, she has been a feature editor for the Global Section of QRCA Views magazine. In addition to being a research practitioner, Oana is a certified Idea Generation and Creative Problem Solving processes facilitator, and a psychotherapist practicing Systemic Family Therapy.

 


Please wait ...

Back to Top