Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

by Eric Klopfer
     
 

An overview of mobile learning games that argues for the educational advantages of handheld games over their big-screen counterparts.See more details below

Overview

An overview of mobile learning games that argues for the educational advantages of handheld games over their big-screen counterparts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262516525
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/19/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1 Educational Innovation through Time 1

2 Educational? Games? 13

3 The Aftermath of Math Blaster 23

4 Great Moments in Mobile and Handheld Games 33

5 What Does an Award-Winning Video Game Look Like? 53

6 Participatory Simulations: Technology Adapting to the Classroom 61

7 The Importance of Reality 87

8 Location Matters: The Role of Place 109

9 Authentic Outcomes 129

10 Designing for Collaboration: Roles and Game Mechanics 147

11 Learning to Write without a Stylus 173

12 Anytime, Anywhere: Palmagotchi 197

13 Conclusion 221

References 229

Index 239

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