My audience consists of working adults approximately 35 years old. Since they are working adults they have generally worked all day and are taking evening classes between 6 and 10 PM. My learners are particularly challenged to be active and involved after a long day.
- What is your topic? Why is that interesting?
My topic is the Renaissance. It is an interesting area since it is the rebirth of western Civilization.
- Briefly explain your game. What is the fun in your topic/game?
My game is a modification of Civilization IV. Define in the topic word game is that it is a innovative way to introduce the course content. The learning is counterfactual or a counter history of what we know occurred. The student has history unfold before them. The fun is a more pleasurable way to learn in a required class.
- Where/how do you propose the game will be played?
It will be in a computer lab. But how will be following a lecture or presentation about the period.
The game will be paid played in segments between 6 and 10 PM. It is a classroom University setting. Following an introduction the students move into a computer lab.
- Think about the curriculum assignment from Unit 1 - how do you think someone would use your game to teach?