Video Game Mechanics for Fostering Medical Learning with Dr. Eric Gantwerker - Level Ex (Ep. 54 Rebroadcast)


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Dr. Eric Gantwerker is the medical director of Level Ex games which include CardioEx, PulmEx, AirwayEx, and GastroEx. Gaming is a great way to inspire attention and active learning in medicine but also one we rarely use in education. Today’s episode will cover some of the psychology and research behind game design in medical learning.

  • Intro
  • 2:55 Gaming as an Active Learning Strategy for Medical Students
  • 11:39 Why Students (and Teachers) Should Consider Adding Gamified Curriculum in Medicine
  • 15:48 Game Design for Education & for FUN!
  • 22:00 Games and Apps for Medical Student Education


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