This presentation will comprise two parts. The first part will introduce an Escape Box as a gamified learning experience for HE students, which increases engagement and improves critical thinking and problem-solving. It will discuss designing and implementing an Escape Box in the MGTS3301 Business Policy and Strategy 3rd year course, including student feedback and lessons learnt. The second part of the workshop will present participants with an Escape Box.


Shakira Moss, Business School
Dr Stuart Middleton, Business School

Who should attend?

  • Academic staff
  • Learning designers

Benefits of attending 

  • Understand the benefits of an Escape Box as a gamified approach to teaching and learning.
  • Learn practical steps for designing an Escape Box for implementation in your course.
  • Gain insights on resources and time required for designing and implementing an Escape Box.
  • Play your first Escape Box, so you know what all the fuss is about!

About Teaching and Learning Week 2019

The 2019 UQ Teaching & Learning Week ran from Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2019. The series of workshops, panels, and other interactive sessions highlighted our excellent teachers and tutors, initiatives, and T&L leaders around the theme of 'Creativity'. 

View the 2019 program (PDF, 108KB) or watch available video recordings (for the sessions that were recorded).

Go to the T&L Week landing page


Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), St Lucia
Terrace Room (Level 6)