11.127 Design and Development of Games for Learning


Class Info

Immerses students in the process of building and testing their own digital and board games in order to better understand how we learn from games. Explores the design and use of games in the classroom in addition to research and development issues associated with computer-based (desktop and handheld) and non-computer-based media. In developing their own games, students examine what and how people learn from them (including field testing of products), as well as how games can be implemented in educational settings. All levels of computer experience welcome. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.127 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by E. Klopfer.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 11.127 was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 11.127/252/CMS.590 - Computer Games and Simulations for Education and Exploration site or on the 11.127 Stellar site.

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