Viz prof sees video games as a central element of education

Editor’s note: André Thomas, who leads game design classes at the Texas A&M Department of Visualization, proposes that video games should be a central part of education because they boost engagement and make learning fun.

Thomas, who made the case for game-based education in an Austin Business Journal article he penned, also heads Triseum, a Bryan-based video game design company.

Triseum developed and brought to market an art history and calculus game created by students and faculty in Texas A&M’s Learning Interactive Visualization Experience Lab.

The games are already in use at Texas A&M and in universities throughout the U.S.

Read the full story by André Thomas in the Austin Business Journal.

posted February 22, 2018