Educational Technology

June 30, 2011

Ball State Students Create Historical Video Game

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Tanya Roscorla, Converge

A Ball State history professor saw a serious issue with the way fourth-grade Indiana textbooks were explaining a Civil War event. A computer science professor was interested in gaming at the same time. And through a mutual colleague, Ronald Morris and Paul Gestwicki started addressing a serious education problem with a serious game. They led computer science students in creating an educational video game about Morgan’s Raid. And now, schools can start using the game.

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