Workshop Description

Video Game Economics

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Apr 09, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
JMU Center for Economic Education
220 University Boulevard
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Grade Level: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

Turn student games into your tools with this session on using video games to teach economics.  Learn about the costs of developing a successful video game.  How to use Minecraft to teach about productive resources.  How Fortnite can teach about opportunity cost.  Using Pokemon Go to teach about scarcity and other concepts that can be illustrated through the gaming industry.


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
5405683244
kruggejb@jmu.edu

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