Esports, or electronic sports, is defined as competitive, organized gaming with an agreed-upon set of rules overseen by a single governing organization. Esports, like many other extra-curricular activities, provides students an opportunity to grow on a personal level and encourages the development of the coordination of players, strategy, communication, and problem-solving skills. That is why the NFHS, in partnership with Butler University and PlayVS, is proud to bring you the course, Introduction to Esports. This course defines esports and provides several key examples of the social benefits, inclusiveness, and the structure of organization and competition that esports provides. So, take the course, Introduction to Esports, available for free on the NFHS Learning Center.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Welcome
2. What are Esports?1 Sections
- Competitive Gaming
3. How to Get Started1 Sections
- Starting an Esports Program
4. The Benefits of Esports2 Sections
- Developing Esports Skills
- Social Benefits, Greater Opportunities, and Inclusiveness
5. Considerations and Misconce...1 Sections
- Potential Negative Impacts
6. Big Takeaways1 Sections
- The Things that Matter
7. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 1 Clock Hour
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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