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MIT "#oahack  / Project: OA games

Contributors: Katie Zimmerman Daniel Mukwende Mariel Garcia Tess Grynoch

Date created: 2018-03-28 01:09 PM

Project Description: Create games about OA that appeal to authors.

Project Pitch

  • Creating a series of engaging games to introduce OA and copyright topics to unfamiliar audiences. Possible first topic: navigating publication contracts.
  • Target audience is primarily undergraduates and others unfamiliar with beginning concepts and the purpose and importance of OA.
  • OA and copyright are important but complicated topics, which can have a high barrier to entry and engagement. We're attempting to provide a starting place to pique new interest and teach basic concepts in an entertaining and unintimidating way.
  • Results: Created chutes and ladders style joke game...."



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Date tagged:

04/08/2018, 15:55

Date published:

04/08/2018, 11:56