The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights RTTP Institute

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on last month's Reacting to the Past (RTTP) institute at Barnard.

Speaking about the pedagogy's potential for promoting curricular change, Prof. Mark Carnes told the Chronicle, "My guess is that over the next few years, clusters of Reacting games will function as alternatives to the menu system of general education at more and more colleges and universities"Elizabeth Dunn, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Indiana South Bend, member of the Reacting Consortium Board, and co-author of the Charles Darwin game, added that "[Reacting] revitalized my career ... Reacting's not going to solve every problem in the classroom, but it'll help a lot of students."

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Mob Rule, Political Intrigue, Assassination: A Role-Playing Game Motivates History Students