A group for those interested in ways student gamemaking is incorporated into pedagogy. Rather than simply having students play educational games, what if students make educational games? How can gamemaking be incorporated into classrooms in any subject or discipline? In some caes, might gamemaking be a better approach than other forms of organizing student learning?
This paper offers an articulation of a teaching methodology that I call Gamemaking in Education (GME). This educational approach emphasizes student gamemaking rather than gameplay. In this paper, I discuss what GME is, review some cases in which other educators have used what might be called GME in college classrooms, and situate GME as an…[Read more]