Prof. Caldwell’s Role-Immersive Rome!

In her spring 2019 course HIST 226: The Rise & Fall of the Roman Republic, Prof. Lauren Caldwell of the History and Classical Studies departments, incorporated a role-immersive game. Her course was on the ancient Roman Republic, and she incorporated a game crated by Bowdoin professor Michael D. Nerdahl. In the above image, the elected censors Claudius Marcellus and Valerius Flaccus announce the results of their census to members of the Senate.

Professor Caldwell presented the results of her role-immersive game experiment in the Center for Teaching & Leaning Fellows panel “Pedagogies of Empathy”:


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