Good Video Games and Good Learning: Collected Essays on Video Games, Learning, and Literacy / Edition 1

Good Video Games and Good Learning: Collected Essays on Video Games, Learning, and Literacy / Edition 1

by James Paul Gee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0820497037

ISBN-13: 9780820497037

Pub. Date: 04/01/2007

Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated

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,

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820497037
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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