Teaching with Technology: Using Interactive Fiction to Teach English Students

This class is unique in many ways, the most prominent is that students learn how to create new media resources for education. As Gee noted, “When people learn to play video games, they are learning a new literacy” (2003, p. 16). In this course students must develop an instructional game where all game elements are integrated with stated learning objectives. This theory of “alignment” is both a design requirement and…