Review – Training Games

Training Games: Everything You Need to Know About Using Games to Reinforce Learning, Susan El-Shamy. Stylus Publishing, 2001.
Describes some theory indicating how games help learning, classifies games a few ways, and considers electronic games. Considers the mechanics of playing and debriefing games. Looks at a few particular games and assesses how they might be used. Finally, suggests ideas for creating your own games. (Reviewed Dec., ’02)