3.2 Putting messy play into forums
In the next activity, you will consider where the characteristics of play can be seen in examples of forum postings.
Activity 3 Messy, playful learning processes
Take a moment to read these two scenarios of forum discussions. Note any examples of play.
You probably found some examples of characteristics of play in the two scenarios. For example, Krish’s response in Scenario 1 mixes words and images using an emoji. In Scenario 2, Susan, Ali and Krish are all actively exploring different possibilities and engaging each other, through questions.
You will now look further at how you can make forums into a playful space.