CSE Speaker Series – Dr. Rita Kuo

On Friday, April 22 in Cramer 221, from 11:00-12:00, Dr. Kuo will give a talk on Game-based Learning.

 

Abstract:¬†Digital games are popular in the modern society. More and more games are designed for teaching and learning in the last decade. This talk will introduce two pilot studies in game-based learning. The first study has designed a multiplayer online role-play game (MORPG) which uses quests to assess students’ knowledge in programming. The second study has developed a web-based multiplayer Trading Card Game to allow teachers choosing cards as rewards for students if they performing well in learning activities. The talk will conclude the findings in the two studies that reveal important factors of designing educational games.

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