Good Video Games + Good Learning: Collected Essays on Video Games, Learning and Literacy

Good Video Games + Good Learning: Collected Essays on Video Games, Learning and Literacy

by James Paul Gee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820497347

ISBN-13: 9780820497341

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

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,

Overview

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:
9780820497341
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)

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