ESP449 - Simulations and Games in Teaching and Learning
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Not offered 2011, reoffer 2012.
|Cohort rule:||(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347 and D389 only)|
|Unit chair:||A Marshall (B)|
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week|
ContentThe topics to be addressed in this unit include classifying games we play; the nature of simulations and role plays; the use of simulations and games in teaching and learning; designing simulations and role plays; conducting a simulation or role play; and computer games.
AssessmentAnalyse and report on a role play or simulation the student conducts while on their teaching round (35%).
Conduct a role play or simulation with fellow students and reflect upon the success of the activity. (35%).
Play a computer game and submit a poster report including procedures for incorporation of the computer simulation into a unit of work. Assess and report on five posters created by other students. (30%).