Learn how changing technology, innovation, interactive gaming and e-learning all combine to transform a line of data on the screen into what is known as serious gaming. If kids love to spend hours on video games, why not make video games that teach? It turns out North Carolina is the gaming industry’s east coast hub. Watch as game designers demonstrate how to build a video game backed with higher level thinking. Ask students to use a computer simulation to model the impact of proposed solutions to a complex real world problem with numerous criteria and constraints on interactions within and between systems relevant to the problem.
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