Using the SandGame
This lab allows students to observe how their brains (and emotions) respond to a new challenge.
This can be used as a face-to-face lab or as a learning activity done online.
On completion of these learning activities the student should be able to:
- Describe how their brain responds in problem solving mode.
- Document how their thought process and emotions in dealing with a problem.
- Compare the process of figuring out out a new video game with problem solving in general.
This tutorial includes the open source files to the SandGame for both Windows and Macintosh.Multiple file formats included.
- Have your students view this activity on their iPads. Your downloaded zip file includes formats for PDF, ePub, and mobi (Kindle).
Use these Learning Activities as part of your Introduction to Programming courses.
*** CONTENTS ***
- Watch Your Brain Work
- Download the game
- What to do
- Your reflections
This learning lab was written by Peter K. Johnson from Web Explorations, LLC. It is based on 14-years of teaching web development and programming languages for both online and face-to-face learners. Web Explorations
specializes in course development.