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 for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
The special Award for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations will be awarded to an entry or production that clearly uses (multi)media to encourage active ageing and solidarity between generations.
The Special Prize for Educational Media Encouraging Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 is being organised in collaboration with the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, this award is supported by the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) for the MEDEA2020 project (2010-2012).
This prize was won by All that Jazz made by Fundación Universidad Carlos III, Spain. All that Jazz is the media part of a lifelong learning course which uses multiple media: video, audio, face to face classes, presentations, DVD, as well as a class blog.
This entry received a MEDEA Medal as well as an Acer Tablet and a Camtasia & Snagit software bundle.