Name the Game Game SEMR 1110

Published on Nov 06, 2015

First class of SEMR 1110


Name the Game Game

SEMR 1110 - Dr. Maha Bali
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This Module

  • Play games (including Egyptian edu game)
  • Reflect on games - creatively
  • Design own games
  • Play own games with others

Your Secret Game

  • Write the name of a game & your name
  • Put in yellow egg if HARD
  • Put in white egg if EASY
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Part 1

Name the Game Game


according to chocolate choices
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Rules - 1

  • Charades
  • Pictionary
  • Q&A (5 questions)
  • Describe without using words
  • Joker - any choice
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Rules - 2

  • If main group doesn't guess, all class can answer
  • Guess the person who wrote the game
  • If repeated game, pick another egg
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Part 2

Hack for Educational Uses
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Hack a Fairytale

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Hack a Game

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Learning can be...

  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Attitudes


  • ...beyond memorization
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Games Don't Have to Be

  • Competitive
  • Like any other game you've seen before
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Games Have to Be

  • Fun, engaging
  • Have educational value
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  • Create Twitter account; download app
  • Find an article about educational game design
  • Blog reflection about today with reference to article on edu game design
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Extra Points

for using unique articles or more than one resource