ECON201: An Online Game for College Credit

Tuesday, March 27 | 4:30PM–6:15PM | Innovation Hall A
Session Type: Professional Development

ECON201 is an online college course with 3D-like graphics and a complex story that teaches microeconomics through game play. Students lead a group of aliens who crash on a postapocalyptic Earth and must survive. A well-designed game is highly motivating and can employ many characteristics of effective pedagogy.