“Beware of Falling Rocks” and Other Revelations: User Testing with Our Target Audience

User testing is a strategy we use to evaluate how well we’re meeting our goals. We packed up our tech and visited Keith Middle School in New Bedford, Massachusetts earlier this month, where students tried VR Hoover Dam during their after-school club meeting. Michelle Turk, our partner at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas UNLV) is also testing the game with her undergraduate students!

Introducing VR Hoover Dam to the Classroom

By Michelle Turk Ph.D., Department of History, UNLV Writing a game narrative and imagining how to integrate it into a classroom setting takes an open mind and a lot of collective creativity. Dr. Michelle Turk is a historian of occupational health at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and author of Gambling with Lives:…