ERIC Number: EJ569351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Teaching and Learning with SimCity 2000.
Adams, Paul C.
Journal of Geography, v97 n2 p47-55 Mar-Apr 1998
Introduces "SimCity 2000," a computer simulation, as a tool for teaching urban geography. Argues that, combined with other activities, it can enhance computer literacy, geographical knowledge, and critical skills. Notes gender differences in students' previous exposure to the software; argues that instructors must consider this when designing a simulation. (DSK)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Games, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A