(SPC:Day1)- Metaphorical Learning October 7th, 2011
Official Session Name: (4pm)
Game mechanics used for learning – Douglas Whatley (CEO Breakaway)
Really interesting talk – exploring how “game mechanics” themselves can (and should) affect the player.
This session really nailed the idea that the ever-popular “jeopardy trivia game” is just a damned training exercise. It doesn’t involve true “learning,” and isn’t really a game! (Boom!)
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