Minds in Play: Computer Game Design As A Context for Children's Learning

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Routledge, Dec 6, 2012 - Education - 360 pages
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Contents

Review of Theory and Research Issues
1
Chapter 2 Creating and Researching the Learning Environment
30
Chapter 3 Project Evolution
51
Chapter 4 Case Studies of Game Designers
88
A Comparative Evaluation
246
Chapter 6 Discussion of Conclusions
286
Coda
310
Acknowledgments
311
References
314
Author Index
325
Subject Index
329
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Yasmin Kafai is Professor of Learning Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. She is the coauthor of " Connected Play: Tweens in a Virtual World" and the lead editor of "Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming", both published by the MIT Press, and "The Computer Clubhouse: Constructionism and Creativity in Youth Communities".

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