Chapter 13

Technology Tools

Helmut Doll

CHAPTER QUESTIONS

  • What types of tools are available to develop instructional games?
  • What types of tools are available for gamification efforts?
  • What types of tools are available for creating simulations?
  • Do mobile games require special considerations?

Introduction

So you have decided to use games, gamification, or simulations in your instruction and have designed the experience for the learners. Now the technical issues are becoming an overwhelming obstacle. It does not matter whether you are not involved in the development or you are a one-person shop where you have to cover every step of the project: You will have to be able to address some of the most difficult questions yourself or be able to communicate ...

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