K-12 Digital Game Design Microcredential

K-12 Digital Game Design Microcredential

This microcredential gives K-12 educators a deeper understanding of the fundamental elements of game design. It also gives them practice creating a game design document (GDD). At the completion of this microcredential, teachers will be able to describe game design elements and implement them into their own game design document.

CREDENTIAL: K-12 Teaching and Learning with Games
CREDITS: 1.0 CEU (10 hours)
AUTHOR: Dr. Rick Ferdig



How to Earn This Microcredential

Participants will need to submit evidence related to learning, implementing, and reflecting on teaching with digital games in the classroom. This includes a written overview of the elements of game design, the creation of a game design document (GDD), and a reflection on lessons learned in this microcredential.


Participants submitting this microcredential for review will be assessed an administrative fee of $50. Participants who successfully complete the microcredential will receive a certificate showing completion of 1.0 CEU.