You all know that in MobLab graphs are available immediately after game play. But, how much have you thought about how to present the information those graphs contain? In this blog post I argue that presenting information sequentially is a good way to talk students through theory and data. Let me show you what I mean with a quick example from the Competitive Market game.
When you click the “Results” button you see a graph with all lines present. However, you can use the legend below the graphs to add and subtract pieces of information as shown below. This is the crux of this blog post.
Let’s start with the Competitive Market Game:
This sequential presentation of the data helps review content and walks students to the prediction. Then showcasing the data emphasizes economics as an empirical science.