As educators, one of the most critical elements of providing a successful education is student engagement. Yes, the trope of students not liking school still persists, but it doesn’t have to.
As the co-founder of the US Academic Esports League, I’ve been asked, “So what is the difference between an academic esports league and a ‘regular’ esports league?”
For most students worldwide, gaming is a beloved pastime. But what if we told you that their favorite games could be a pathway to unlocking college and career opportunities in STEM? The United States Academic Esports League (USAEL) believes in the potential of gaming to enhance learning and can help your students harness the positive academic benefits of esports. Let’s explore how the world of gaming and esports introduces students to an expansive realm of careers in Esports and STEM, from engineering to the medical field and data analysis.