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Mathematics education for a new era : video games as a medium for learning

Author: Keith J Devlin
Publisher: Natick, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2011.
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Devlin, Keith J.
Mathematics education for a new era.
Natick, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2011
(DLC) 2010051143
(OCoLC)690084566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith J Devlin
ISBN: 9781439867716 1439867712
OCLC Number: 752550891
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 203 pages) : illustrations
Contents: State of play Street smarts The perfect medium --
Euclid would have taught math this way --
What is "doing mathematics" anyway? --
Mathematics proficiency: a new focus in mathematics education --
The key features of gaming --
Mathematics education and Gee's 36 video game learning principles --
Developing mathematical proficiency in a video game --
Building a successful math ed video game --
Algebra and beyond --
A new pedagogy.
Responsibility: Keith Devlin.

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