75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!

May 23, 2008 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

Zaid from ZaidLearn posted a list of 75 free edugames earlier this month. Here is an excerpt:

“1. Gwap
When you play a game at Gwap (e.g. ESP Game), you aren’t just having fun. You’re helping the world become a better place. By playing their games, you’re training computers to solve problems for humans all over the world.
2. WFP Foodforce
Understand world hunger and efforts to alleviate it.
3. Virtual U
Is a management education game, a simulation of a university, in which the user takes the role of a university administrator. It is designed to foster better understanding of management practices in American colleges and universities.
4. Revolution
Experience historical incentives for the American Revolution from the grassroots level.
5. Discover Babylon
Uses sophisticated video gaming strategies and realistic digital environments to engage the learner in challenges and mysteries that can only be solved through developing an understanding of Mesopotamian society, business practices, and trade. ”

You can see the full article here.

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  • 1. Koichi  |  December 21, 2008 at 7:52 am

    Waow, that’s a long list, thank you for sharing!

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