Integrating Educational Video Games

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Unit 1: Introduction to Game based Learning

Learning Objectives:

  • Define what is game-based learning
  • Define the benefits of game-based learning
  • Define Educational Video Games

Unit 2: Selecting Educational Video Games

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the criteria needed when selecting an educational video game
  • Understand Gee’s (2005) Learning Principles of Educational Video Games

Unit 3: Integrating Educational Video Games in the Classroom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand when to implement educational video games in your own classroom
  • Understand why implementing educational video games is important
  • Understand how to implement educational video games

Unit 4: Exploring Educational Video Games

Learning Objectives:

  • Observe an example of an educational video game incorporated in a classroom
  • Learn about the resources of educational video games
  • Select an educational video game and provide an outline of how it will be incorporated in your own classroom