March 8, 2007

SaskInteractive….Why Games?

Kevin McNulty

Play is serious business

  • How we learn best
  • empowering
  • emotional engagment
  • behavourial change

Immersing Storytelling into games

Simulation based learning

Thoughts: Admittedly….I shut down after about 15 minutes…demonstration videos didn’t work. He works for Terris-Hill and focused only on a simulation used to decrease injuries and accidents on oil rigs. Not a great deal of value for education but maybe I just didn’t get it.