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Methods of design, an overview of game design techniques
Becker, KatrinParker, J. R.
Key Summary Points The design of games for learning requires knowledge of game design and of instructional design. One cannot merely be layer on top of the other. A learning game must be designed to meet pre-specified learning objectives. Games have specific characteristics that require specific design skills: they are entertaining as well as instructional, interactive, visually appealing, and often replayable.
GamesSerious gamesGame designGames for learningEdugaming
Katrin Becker, Jim Parker (2014) Methods of Design, an Overview of Game Design Techniques, (Ch. 10) in Learning and Education Games, Volume One: Curricular and Design Considerations, edited by Karen Schrier, ETC Press
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