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Students play online games to design course curriculum

By the usage of recreation parts, we will create a curriculum that helps in studying about climate trade, gender roles, financial equality and more

Parents and academics ceaselessly chorus kids from online taking part in for the worry of them getting hooked on it. Not many realise that online video games can be a fascinating way of studying.

A UN research institute has begun a sequence of workshops to offer a platform to kids between 14-17-year-olds to use studying from virtual video games to design their very own curriculum.

Through those workshops, kids belonging to both private and government colleges, can select up parts from eight virtual video games and create an interactive curriculum to be told about gender roles, climate trade, time and its penalties, financial equality, etc. Participants can get entry to a virtual platform the place with the help of synthetic intelligence (AI), they may be able to explore a digital library and read study materials to design the interactive curriculum.

“Our agenda is to eliminate the involvement of academics, and inspire students to turn their individualism on how they wish to learn,” says Saurabh Roy, leader technological officer, UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), which has rolled out the workshops known as ‘CoDesign’.

Students can draw on CoDesign’s virtual platform, use texts, movies and pictures to use parts they learnt from taking part in virtual video games to design the curriculum. The workshops that can be conducted right through June in Delhi will cater to 200 students. Each workshop can have at maximum 50 members.

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