NYU Steinhardt

Research on Simulations and Games for Learning

  • Course Number: EDCT-GE 2520
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Provides an introduction to research on simulations & games, with a focus on choosing the appropriate approach, e.g., playtesting, evaluation, or efficacy research, & the appropriate methods, e.g., think aloud protocols, video research, eye tracking, EEG/EMG, user log data, or biometrics. Reading assignments, class discussions, & case studies will be used to discuss the goals, methods, design, & setup of these methods & prepare students to design & execute their own playtesting & evaluation research for learning games of their choice.
  • Old Course Number: E19.2520