There are three parts to the workshop,
1. Understanding Games which covers (a) the current gaming landscape including popular genres of games, (b) components of a game that makes gaming so attractive, and (c) experience playing a mobile game
2. Understanding Excessive Gaming and Gamers – The differences between game addiction and game dependency will be explained. The four gamer player types will be introduced as a useful tool for teachers to deeper understand the students’ motivations to strategize support.
3. Supporting Students with Excessive Gaming – Through group discussions based on different scenarios and a case study, teachers will apply the new information learnt.