Good video games + good learning: collected essays on video games, learning, and literacy

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P. Lang, 2007 - Education - 194 pages
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This book discusses a broad range of topics concerning video games, learning and literacy. These include the ways games can marry pleasure, learning and mastery through the sense of ownership, agency and control players enjoy when gaming, as well as controversial issues surrounding games. The book explores relationships between values, identity, content and learning, and focuses on how to understand and explain many young people's differential experiences of learning in gaming and schooling respectively.

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User Review  - Jenn Auvil - Goodreads

I chose this book because I thought the collection of essays would give a broader perspective and nice overview to the concept of video games and learning in general. Unfortunately, it didn't make for ... Read full review


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