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ID&D: Modeling Your Course Like an RPG

Three Dungeons and Dragons

By Nick Noel, Instructional Designer and Dungeon Master Utilizing the affordances of games in education is not a new idea. However, as games, and specifically digital games, have become more sophisticated, they have increasingly been the focus of research,  and utilized as models for course design. James Gee has described them as “learning machines” (2005, p.…