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Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

18%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, French

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Definition

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Introduction to serious gaming2m
The definition and characteristics of serious games7m
Introducing this course4m
Darfur is Dying3m
2 readings
Introducing the team10m
Suggested reading & additional sources10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Theoretical Framework

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
The relationship between play and culture8m
The psychological functionality of play5m
Motivations for playing and gaming8m
From 5 to 47m
1 reading
Suggested reading & additional sources10m
1 practice exercise
The attractiveness of play30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Different Serious Games and Simulations

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
The ABCDEsim4m
Simulation at VSTEP5m
Taxonomy of serious games1m
1 reading
Suggested reading & additional sources10m
1 practice exercise
Simulations and other types of serious games30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Persuasive Gaming

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Persuasive properties6m
The process of persuasion5m
Three case studies6m
2 readings
Playing persuasive games10m
Suggested reading & additional sources10m

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