- Government in Action, the first in a line of higher ed multiplayer games from McGraw-Hill's new Practice line, immerses students in the role of a member of Congress, pitting them against fellow students as they work with lobbyists and media, pass legislation and run for re-election.
- Professor Jason Seitz adopted the game when he flipped his American Government class at Georgia Perimeter College and says that students are more engaged, allowing him to focus more class time on deeper material and conversations.
- The game is only available to students at participating institutions and costs $40 per student, but a demo is available via the McGraw-Hill Practice website.
From the article:
McGraw-Hill Education has entered the higher ed gaming market by launching an immersive multiplayer game covering the subject of American government and intended for integration into course curriculum. Government in Action is the first in a line of games that will make up the McGraw-Hill Practice line. According to one instructor who has tested the game with his students, its use has made study of the subject "more enjoyable" for students. ...