Chapter 9

Where to Find Ideas

CHAPTER QUESTIONS

  • How do I find an idea for a game, gamification, or simulation?
  • Are there brainstorming techniques that can help with this process?
  • Once we have an idea, how do we record our thinking?
  • How do we convey the ideas to others so they understand?

Introduction

Often the most difficult task in the entire process is figuring out what ideas can be used to create the game, gamification, or simulation. On the surface it seems easy to sit down and develop an interactive learning experience, but the reality is that it takes a great deal of hard work and thought process to develop engaging and meaningful experiences. There are several ways to start; the first is to play games. This provides a foundation upon ...

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