By Janna Jackson Kellinger

This ebook is a consultant to designing curricular video games to fit the desires of scholars. It makes connections among games and time-tested pedagogical ideas equivalent to discovery studying and suggestions to enhance pupil engagement and studying. It additionally examines the social nature of gaming resembling recommendations for driver/navigator companions, small teams, and full category buildings to assist make pondering seen; it expands the conventional layout method lecturers interact in by way of encouraging use of online game layout thoughts corresponding to playtesting. the writer emphasizes designing curricular video games for problem-solving and warns opposed to designing video games which are easily “Alex Trebek (host of Jeopardy) donning a mask”. via drawing on a number of fields reminiscent of platforms considering, layout concept, review, and curriculum layout, this booklet is dependent upon conception to generate innovations for practice.

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