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Games

This Section provides access to an Online database of:
• The best educational Videogames and mobile apps available on the market
• The most suitable Videogames and Apps that, even if not specifically designed for educational purpose, can be used as teaching or learning tools with students

Videogames and apps are categorized, analyzed and assessed in order to provide the teachers with all the necessary information and hints to make full use of the Videogames and Apps in teaching contexts.

Partners' Institution
Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera
Author
Roberto Carraro

APPS/VIDEOGAMES

Product type
Educational videogame
Name of the videogame/app
Cunstruct 2
Name of the producer
Scirra
Year
2011
How to find it
To be Purchased
Main technical requirements
Windows, Linux, Ios, Android
Native Virtual Reality Support
Single/Multiplayer
Single, Multiplayer
Type
Educational, Authoring tool
Target Audience
6-11 years, 12-17 years, 18+ years
Augmented Reality
PEGI Clasification
3

Use in Educational contexts

Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use after teacher introduction/explanation
Subjects involved
Technology
Special needs
Visual impairment
Educational Potential
Construct 2 is a powerful ground breaking HTML5 game creator designed specifically for 2D games. It allows anyone to build games, no coding required. In Construct 2 you can preview your games instantly at any time. There’s no need to wait for compiling or other time consuming processes. There are over 70 WebGL-based pixel shader effects to warp, distort, blend, blur, mask, re-color and more. You can add these to objects, layers and layouts for quick special effects and also stack them up to create incredible results.
Learning Object / Suggested activities with students
Construct 2 can be used to enter the world of game creation, produce games without having to learn difficult languages, teach the principles of programming in a fun and engaging way, rapidly create mockups and prototypes, or use it as a faster alternative to coding.

Skills and competences

Skills and competences acquired
Construct 2 makes you capable of creating videogames learning how to program without coding. You can publish your games on a broad selection of platforms with a single project. There’s no need to maintain multiple codebases. By using Construct 2's HTML5-based engine you can export to most major platforms.
Soft skills
Critical thinking, Problem solving, Self-confidence, Coaching, Innovation

1 Comments


Partners' Institution
FH JOANNEUM
Author of the comments
Eva
Creating games with this tool is an enjoyable way to get an understanding of programming and to see how code works.



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