Appendix 4

Learning Game Evaluation Answer Key: Password Blaster

What Is the Game Goal?

The goal of the game is to destroy bad passwords to earn as many points as possible. Shooting the passwords with the laser is engaging for many learners, as is trying to identify the correct password.

What Is the Instructional Goal?

The instructional goal is to distinguish between strong and weak passwords and identify what makes a strong password. Before playing, layers are given instructions describing weak and strong passwords. Whenever a player does something incorrectly, the game provides corrective feedback to help the player learn and correctly identify the password the next time.

What Core Dynamics Were Used?

This game is about aligning the laser ...

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