Developing Game-Based Learning in the Classroom

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Summary

Game-based learning incorporates game elements such as role-playing, scavenger hunts, video games, and board games to promote accelerated learning, higher participation rates, and decision-making and problem-solving skills. This report examines types of games instructors commonly integrate into curricula and their learning outcomes. In addition, this report focuses on the resources necessary to support game-based learning.

Research Questions

  • What types of game-based learning activities facilitate student learning?
  • What resources support game-based learning?
  • What is the impact of game-based learning on student learning?