Educational Games



E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
Oct 6th 2016

This project-based course explores the process of designing and developing educational games, including issues associated with assessment, implementation and marketing. The field of learning games is rapidly growing, with interest from academics, publishers, schools and startups. But what makes a good learning game? Where do ideas come from and how do you create them? These are the questions that this course tries to answer.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Oct 19th 2015

The use of games in educational contexts has recently received growing attention. Many teachers are interested in using games in their classrooms, but can’t find a right context to adopt games that match their curriculum. This course provides an introduction to the educational value of games, game genres, gaming literacy, and new literacy. Teachers will play games and analyze how gaming can cultivate learners’ new literacy, understand how game debriefing can help scaffold students’ learning, and identify factors affecting the adoption of games in educational contexts.

Average: 10 (3 votes)