Teaching Tactics – Games

Special Call for Teaching Tactics – Learning Through Games in the Classroom

For a Special Issue of the Journal on Games and Learning

We seek one page Teaching Tactics that describe a learning design you’ve developed that involves students playing a game.

In 1 page (400 words):

  • State succinctly the context within which you used the strategy including: characteristics of your students, the institution and the course, when in the semester you use this tactic, and how long it takes.
  • State the pedagogical purpose of the strategy
  • Provide a description of the strategy itself in brief, clear language
  • State why and how the strategy was effective – i.e., (how it supports student learning, including some analysis to generalize the principles at work, in order to make the particular strategy transferable to different contexts and subject matter).

Send Submissions and Inquiries to:

Thomas Pearson, Editor
Teaching Theology and Religion
Associate Director, Wabash Center

Submit by July 1, 2018

Selected Teaching Tactics on Specific Topics:


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