Simulating History through games?

Canadians are concerned about their understanding of their history, and especially about the way that it is taught. The “Simulating History” project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, is exploring the “ best potential” for educational computer simulations (sometimes called computer “serious games”) to teach Canadian history.

So a professor at Brock University is working with his students to simulate Canadian History through games. We’re looking for ideas for commemorating the War of 1812. I think we need to check this out.

Look up Simulating History project.

Mary

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