Digital Games for Learning in Geography Education

A cooperation between the Institute for Geography Education (Uni Köln) and the Cologne Game Lab (TH Köln)

GOAL

The Goal

Examination of the potential of digital games for the practice of informed and justified decision-making in Geography education

TOPICS

Selected geographical topics:

Migration
Climate Change
City Development
Resource Management
STEPS

Steps

Das Projekt hat die folgenden Phasen:
1

Analysis

Analysis of 21 selected entertainment games; followed by expert interviews of game developers.

2

Interviews

Observations of adolescents playing the selected games; qualitative interviews of teachers as well as students/players.

3

Leitfäden

Development of guidelines for geography teachers and game developers.

About the Project

(German Only)

Requirements for the Games:

01.

Include at least one of the Geographical topics

02.

High popularity and/or well-received by critics

Beispiele für ausgewählte Spiele

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