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ESP449 - Simulations and Games in Teaching and Learning

Note: You are seeing the 2011 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Offering information:

Not offered 2011, reoffer 2012.

Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D347 and D389 only)
Unit chair:A Marshall (B)
Incompatible with: EME349
Contact hours: 3 hours per week

Content

The 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.

Assessment

Analyse 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%).

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