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

Mündigkeit durch digitale Spiele: 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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