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Gamification: Simulation

Gamification: Simulation

Author: Ashley Sweatt

In this lesson, you will learn how to apply the gamification strategy of simulation into personalized learning environments

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Notes on "Gamification: Simulation"


(00:00 - 00:16) Introduction

(00:17 - 00:35) What will you learn today?

(00:36 - 01:17) What is simulation?

(01:18 - 01:57) How is simulation and a game different?

(01:58 - 03:07) Why are simulations good to use in the classroom?

(03:08 - 03:48) What did you learn today?

(03:49 - 04:21) Reflection


Additional Resources

Farming in the Gilded Age: A Simulation

This video demonstrates how to use simulation in the classroom. In this video, you will see how simulations can help students learn important historical concepts.

Jeremiah McCall on Using Simulation Games in the History Classroom

This blog post is a great example of simulation in action. Scroll down to see a list of potential tools for simulation in your classroom and a brief description of each.

Other Reference

Wedig, T. (2010). Getting the most from classroom simulations: Strategies for maximizing learning outcomes. PS, Political Science and Politics, July, 547-555.