Surgeon Simulator

Gamifi-ed Score:
This game is played in a first person perspective, with the player using the computer mouse to rotate the hand performing surgical operations. Reception states that this game was " hard to control", but they also stated this was an appealing aspect of the game.
http://www.surgeonsimulator2013.com
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Learning Game Evaluation Criteria
(Student Evaluation)
Student
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Learning Game Evaluation Criteria
(Educator Evaluation)
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Problem Solving
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Purpose

Player Freedom
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Narrative Context

Game Play
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Organization/ Problem Solving

Motivation
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Engagement Level

Real-World Connections
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Collaboration

Teamwork
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Scaffolding and mastery

Creativity
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Feedback



Utility

Evaluation Instructions: Students use their student rubric (just click on the underlined word) as do educators. Once you determine the level of achievement of this game, select whether it is a Rock Star (2 points), OK (1 point), or not OK. These are used to calculate the Gamified Score that will be shared at the top. If you have anything to note about any aspect, include it in your review below. If you're an educator, you may help your students write the review. Just make sure you're not affiliated with a game according to our site guidelines.


Educator Review(s)

Educator instructions:Write your review below. If possible include a link to your blog and Twitter handle. Include the date and the version number of the game (if possible.) If you used in this classroom, we'd appreciate you adding links to any resources you used or created under "Resources."




Student Review(s)


Student instructions: Please write your review below, include each of the 7 points we're using as well as any other factors that should be considered. Include the date and the version number of the game (if possible.) If one student writes the review, use your wiki userid.


Problem solving: This game is rated as “ok” because it offers players problem solving tasks, such as performing surgeries, and the player can also discuss with other people about what problems needed to be solved during the game.

Player Freedom: This game is rated ”ok , because the player has control, using the mouse and the keyboard to perform surgeries.

Game Play: It is rated “ok” because you do not have to have assistance to play it, this is an individual game and does not require teacher assistance.

Motivation: This game is rated “ok” because it is on the internet browser so therefore is accessible to students who have axcess at home to a computer. But, you do have to download this game.

Real World Connections: This game is rated “rockstar” because the player goes through realistic doctor practices, without actually having to perform a real life, life threatening operation. It offers kids situations, to see if they would maybe be able to handle a career in medical school.

Teamwork: This game is rated “poor” because it offers no player collaboration. It is an individual player game.

Creativity: This game is rated “poor” because the game does not offer to personalization your character, you are simply in control of two hands.

-JensenJ2017 2/26/14



Resources


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Surgeon Simulator Youtube Video
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