What is an ARG Alternate Reality game

The educational use of modern media in alternate reality games

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Trailer for "The attack"

Trailer

Alternate Reality Games in School

Presentation "Alternate Reality Games in School"

In this presentation the Alternate Reality Game "The Search for M.A." presented. The game was played in January 2010 with 75 8th grade students in Frankfurt am Main.

 

Daniel Steinbach M.A.
Daniel Steinbach developed as managing director of the nationwide Forest Knight e.V. Experiential educational concepts for children and young people. He studied German and comparative literature and is currently working on his doctoral thesis on crime literature.

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Dirk Springenberg Dipl. Soc.-Päd.
Dirk Springenberg has been working as a consultant for political youth education in the educational institution since 2003 Old school Anspach (basa e.V.) in Neu-Anspach with a focus on critical media education. He is the founder and honorary director of the Forest Knight e.V..

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