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Learning by playing : video gaming in education

Author: Fran C Blumberg
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is a growing recognition in the learning sciences that video games can no longer be seen as impediments to education, but rather, they can be developed to enhance learning. Educational and developmental psychologists, education researchers, media psychologists, and cognitive psychologists are now joining game designers and developers in seeking out new ways to use video game play in the classroom.
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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fran C Blumberg
ISBN: 9780199896646 019989664X
OCLC Number: 1040879804
Description: xi, 358 p. : ill.
Contents: Part one. Introduction and overview --
Part two. Theoretical and cognitive perspectives: how should we think about learning in video games? --
Part three. Game design perspectives: how should we design educational video games? --
Part four. Learning in practice: how should we study learning in video games for transfer to academic tasks? --
Part five. Conclusion
Responsibility: edited by Fran C. Blumberg.

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