Game-Based Learning Project

Due 3/11 - 5:00pm
20 points

Emphasizing one or more Principle of Learning, design an educational game or game-based activity in a content area of your choice.

Specific Assignment Details

The project should include the following elements:
  1. (3 points) A description of the specific Principle(s) of Learning you are incorporating, selected from the Principles of Learning described by James Paul Gee.
  2. (5 points) The rules of the activity, and any materials necessary.
  3. The activity should, in some way, address the following four elements:
    • (3 points) Objects - What are the basic tools and objects the player operates/interacts with?
    • (3 points) Operations - How does the player operate/interact with those tools or objects?
    • (3 points) Objectives - What are the strategies involved in operating/interacting with the basic tools and objects?
    • (3 points) Outcomes - What is the player attempting to accomplish by strategically operating the basic tools and objects?

Submitting The Assignment

Here are the steps for submitting the Game-Based Learning Project:
  1. Create a new wiki page. After logging into the wiki site, click on the 'plus' symbol next to 'Pages and Files' at the top left of the page.
  2. Name the new page something appropriate.
  3. Once you are finished with the wiki page, add a link to it at the bottom of this page:
  4. Click on the 'Edit' button at the top right of this page.
  5. Add your game to the list of Game-Based Learning Projects at the bottom of this page.
  6. Highlight the text, and click on the 'Link' button on the toolbar.
  7. Find your wiki page on the popup menu, and click 'Add Link'.
  8. Save your change to this page.

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