The Merchant of Venice is an online multi-player game which helps students of Accountancy Studies to learn and practice double-entry bookkeeping in a fun way as players are Venetian merchants in the 15th Century, who have to earn money by trading with foreign countries and to build buildings with their earnings. The game even includes a virtual tax office giving feedback and penalties.
Special Prize of the MEDEA Jury
In addition to the main MEDEA awards, the judges may, at their discretion, present a special award to an approach or production in recognition of exceptional innovation in pedagogic or technical design.
In the past years the judges have given a special award to:
Flying Start introduces a range of academic skills throughout the 4 week period between the students receiving ‘A’ levels and starting at university.
Pocket Anatomy, a fully searchable interactive atlas of the human anatomy for its innovative use of mobile learning technologies
Eyes on the Skies, a superb example of the value high quality video imagery can bring to an educational production
Anti-Anti (2008), a media-based pervasive learning game