Educational Game Design
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Educational Game Design

This course is designed for anyone who wants to design an educational game.
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4.4 (141 ratings)
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3,379 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2019
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To be able to design an educational game
  • To be able to convert a game into an educational game
  • To be able to distinguish play, game, gamification and educational game
  • To be able to use gamification principles in educational settings
  • To be able to catch recent trends in educational technology as educational game and gamification
Requirements
  • Love games
  • Desire to use game in learning process
  • Fall for games in education
  • Being open minded about new educational trends
  • To be creative
  • To have experience on playing physical, board, digital games
  • Know how to write lesson objective
Description

This course was designed for the ones who wants to have an idea about games, gamification in education, game-based learning and related research studies in this field.

After this course you will be able to;

  • distinguish the difference between play and game,

  • design educational games,

  • convert a game into an educational game

  • use gamification principles in your educational settings.

This course is designed for anyone who wants to get an overall idea about educational games. If you are a teacher, an educator or a person who wants to design educational games, this course is for you. I am sure that there are things you can find related with your area of interest. As it offers major components of educational game it will be easy to catch and easy to do with daily life examples. That’s so you will be both capable of give information about game components, educational games and gamification and practice and create your own games based on your own target.

Who this course is for:
  • Teachers
  • Educators
  • Parents
  • Game Designers
  • Teachers Candidates
  • Students
Course content
Expand all 41 lectures 01:50:02
+ Introduction to Educational Game
7 lectures 10:32

In this video there is a brainstorming question about how important to play games in a learning environment.

Preview 00:32

In this video you will learn factors that prevent playing games in teaching.

Preview 01:27

In this video you will learn some game jargon examples being used while playing games.

Preview 01:10

In this video the importance of game jargon is explained.

Preview 01:28

In this video you will find the comparison between past and present games and some reasons cousing these differences.

Preview 01:59

In this video you will find exlanations about the labels that you see on games.

Preview 03:21

In this video some good educational game examples are presented.

Good educational game examples
00:35
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
+ Game-Based Learning
9 lectures 19:41

In this video you will see the shareholders of a game friendly environment.

Preview 02:18
How much time each kids play game?
01:59

In this video the most basic reason to play games is explained.

The most important reason to play games
03:07

In this video you will see scientific researches about game-based learning.

Game-Based Learning research studies
01:47

In this video game-based learning researh result will be shared.

Results of Game-Based Learning Research Studies
02:25

In this video you will see some how games can shape chlidren's development.

What do kids practice while playing a game?
01:41

In this video you will see skills in games.

What skills can we develop through the games?
00:30

In this video we will discuss some skills that can be developed by playing games.

Skills we develop while playing a game
02:41

In this video you will discover some feelings that we experince while playing games.

Feelings in the game world
03:13
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
+ Game Design
6 lectures 13:07

In this video you will see how easy to find game materials to create games.

Easy to get game materials
00:47

In this video there is one of the componants of games which is game mechanics.

Game Mechanics
01:10

In this video you will see some game mechanic examples.

Some Game Examples and Their Mechanics
04:25

In this video there is more detailed and explanatory information about game mechanics.

Core and Supportive Mechanics
01:14

In this video there is one of the componants of games which is game elements.

Game Elements
00:57

In this video there is more detailed and explanatory information about game elements.

Some Game Examples and Their Elements
04:34
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
+ Gamification
4 lectures 11:30

This video explains the basic concepts of gamification.

Gamification
06:22

In this video you will find some gamification examples.

Gamification Examples
01:46

In this video it is explained how to apply gamification in education.

Gamification in Education
02:07

Ih this video you will closely see how to use some game elements to give feedback.

Feedback as a game element
01:15
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
+ Educational Game Design
14 lectures 29:09

In this video you will see the differences and similarities between play, game and gamification.

Play & Game & Gamification
00:45

In this video you will see different game environment examples.

Game Environments
01:53

In this video it is clarified how often to use feedback.

Frequency of Feedback
03:30

In this video you will find many things about level, gamification tools and an introduction to how to design gamification.

Levels, Gamification Tools and How to Design Gamification
05:55

In this video there will be step-by-step instructions to convert a game into an educational game.

How to convert a game into an educational game?
01:20

In this video you will see the transformation of five stones game into an educational game.

Five stones game transforms to an educational game
01:47

In this video you will find more examples fo transformation of a regular game into an educational game.

Some examples to transform a game into an educational game
03:28

In this video you will start to design your own game using clues in the video.

Now, it is your turn
00:53

In this video you will be given some game elements and mchanics to design another game for yourself.

Let's try something else
00:20

In this video it is explained the benefits of designing educational games.

What is your profit?
00:41

In this video you are expected to design another educational game using different game elements and mechanics.

Here are some more
00:17

In this video you will see game examples for cannot be transformed into educational games.

Not all games
00:32

In this video you will find some clues about parkour and escape/breakout games for educational purposes.

Parkour and Escape Room/Breakout Games
01:19

In this video some good board game examples are presented to transform educational board games with helpful clues.

How to Convert Board Games into Educational Board Games
06:29
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
Please share your ideas answering this question. There is no wrong or right answer, the important point is your approach!
Brainstorming!
1 question
+ Educational Board Game Design
1 lecture 26:03

Learners will be able to design an educational board game.

Educational Board Game Design
26:03