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As in the normal Categories QGame, in Slot Machine Categories, the player reviews individual items and places them in relevant categories. These categories may be simple or complex. An example of simple categories would be true or false; an example of complex categories would be Stages of the Treaty Negotiation Process.

In addition, there is an element of chance in this game. The player begins to play by pulling the handle. The slot spins until the player answers a question. The chances of getting 3 in a row are increased with each correctly answered question.

Move information from short-term memory to long-term memory.
Deepen understanding of the content area.
Build confidence in their knowledge of the content area

 Instructional Value

Adding the Slot Machine element of chance to this QGame increases learning motivation and the engagement of the player.

Slot Machine Categories is useful for realizing the following learning objectives:

Learning Objectives Example
 To increase information retention by recalling critical information.  Features and benefits of different products
 Deepen conceptual understanding by
  emphasizing critical features.
 Classify questions into different types
 Increase retention of procedures and
  processes by highlighting elements of a step.
 Classify inputs, activities, and outcomes of different steps in the coaching procedure

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To see an example, of a Slot Machine Categories game, choose a game below.

Soft Skill Training Technical Training Fun & Trivia
 Response by Level
Response by Level
 Project Management
Game under construction
 General Knowledge
Game under construction

For more information on this and other games, see our Game Comparison Matrix.
For more game types, visit Game Types. For more samples of our games see
Game Topics or All Games.

QGame Frame
Practice Games
Slot - Categories
Slot - Choices
Slot - Dichotomy
Slot - InfoQuest
Assessment Games
AQumulator Games
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