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Serious Game Theories

To earn this badge: 1. Craft several week-long and one extensive mock design document for a theory-driven serious game focusing on theory-guided design (using theories to validate the proposed game features) and evidence-based evaluation (specific evaluation plan and outcome variables). 2. Reflect on mini-lectures, readings, and discussion on theories of learning and motivation, persuasion, attitude and behavior change, and theories of fun and play, and how to apply them to classroom-based and informal learning, health-related individual behavior change, and social change.

This badge has been awarded 9 times.

Serious Game Theories: Completed TC/MI 831, Theories for Game Design, a grad class in Michigan State University's Serious Game Graduate Certificate program, http://seriousgames.msu.edu/ma-certificate/