Motivating and Assessing Learning through Games

Game-based learning is the use of instructional games to give students low-stakes opportunities to practice knowledge or skill and receive feedback in an engaging format. A well-designed game can be an effective alternative to using tests or quizzes to check for understanding. Games that situate learning within a realistic context through simulation and storytelling can help make concepts relevant […]

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Add Games to your Course with WISC-Online

Adding multimedia learning objects to your course design can enhance how your students process raw information to build meaning and understanding. Examples of learning objects often include Websites, videos, animated simulations, and computer programs. However, games are one of the best types of learning objects. They provide students with fun, low-risk, self-directed opportunities to practice […]

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